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Marilyn B. Thornton

October 1, 1934 ~ December 31, 2015 (age 81)




Marilyn B. Thornton, 81, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Martin J. Thornton.


Born in Brighton, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Etta (Lima) Beatty. She was educated in Brighton schools and received an Accounting Certificate from Bentley College.


Marilyn was employed as a bookkeeper for Shawmut Bank prior to her retirement and was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church in Westborough.


She is survived by one brother Peter Beatty and his wife, Claire, of Holbrook and several nieces and nephews.


Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, January 7, at 10:30 A.M. in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke’s Cemetery.


A calling hour will precede the funeral from 9 to 10 A.M. at the David A. Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough.


In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Luke the Evangelist Church Memorial Fund, 70 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581



 Service Information

Calling Hours
January 7, 2016

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home
62 W. Main Street
Westborough, MA 01581

Funeral Mass
January 7, 2016

10:30 AM
St. Luke the Evangelist Church
70 West Main St.
Westborough, MA 01581

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