Northborough – Evelyn M. (Flanders) Marshall, 97, passed away peacefully Monday, April 16, 2018 at Benchmark Senior Living in Billerica. Her husband, Leland S. Marshall, died in 2011.
She leaves behind two daughters, Pamela Marshall and her husband David Emerson of Lexington and Katherine Galdi and her husband David of Millersville, Md.; three grandchildren, Benjamin, Michael and Daniel Galdi; a sister, Betty Lou Orell; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Margaret Farmakidis, Idella Flanders, and Sylvia Orell.
Born and raised in North Adams, she was the daughter of Harold and Margaret (Blake) Flanders. Evelyn graduated from Drury High School in North Adams in 1939. Leland and Evelyn moved to Northborough in 1966 where they raised their family.
Evelyn worked for the Veterans Administration and other government agencies during and just after WWII. She spent her career as an executive secretary and later on ran her own medical transcription business.
Her interests included sewing, gardening, auctions, antiques, and researching family genealogy. She was a longtime member of Trinity Church in Northborough.
A calling hour will be held Saturday, April 21, from 9:15-10:15 a.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. in Trinity Church, 23 Main St., Northborough. Burial will take place at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Church.
For online condolences, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.