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Marjorie “Marge” Louise (Gould) McGee Doyle, 87, formerly of Westborough, Massachusetts and Bristol, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, September 29, 2018in Fair Haven, Vermont.
Marjorie was born July 11, 1931 in Westborough, MA. She was the daughter of Edwin Joseph Gould and Eva Mabel Tower of Westborough, MA. Marjorie graduated from Westborough High School Class of 1949 and Quinsigamond Community College of Shrewsbury. In high school she was known for her impressive skills on the women’s basketball team. She enjoyed golfing, archery, skiing, sailing and spending time by the ocean. She received several trophies for archery. She was very proud that she was from Westborough and that she was once a Rainbow Girl. She worked many years at Bay State Abrasives. She loved to travel and took many wonderful trips to Europe. She especially loved her trips to Greece, Italy, France, Ireland and England. She was extremely proud of her heritage and she traced her Tower and Gould ancestors in America back to the early 1600s. She was a descendant of John Howland, John and Joan Tilley and Elizabeth Tilley, all passengers on the Mayflower. She was a proud member of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, The Pilgrim John Howland Society, The Daughters of the American Revolution, Fayetteville-Owahgena chapter and the Woman’s Relief Corp. She was a longtime member of the Westborough Community Chorus, AA, and the Hundredth Town Belle Group. She was a member of St. Mary’s of the Bay in Warren, RI. Marjorie was known by her quick wit and sense of humor. She would always have a smart comment or joke for the occasion. She was very giving and donated to numerous charities. She was a volunteer at the Veterans Home in Bristol, RI. She loved family gatherings and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a loving grandmother and she will be remembered for the love of her family and the joy she gave to her children and grandchildren. She will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by both her family and friends.
Marjorie is survived by her two daughters, Jodi Ann McGee of Fair Haven, Vermont, Amy Beth McGee Andrzejek and her husband John of Peterboro, New York, her sister, Sharon Gingras and her husband Bud of Millbury, MA, her grandchildren, Jeramey M. Baker and Teresa Gilbert of Poultney, VT, Amanda B. Baker Babcock and her wife Destiny Babcock Baker of Fair Haven, VT, Johnathan A. Andrzejek of Peterboro, NY, Christian I. Andrzejek of Peterboro, NY, Megan O. Andrzejek of Peterboro, NY, her great granddaughter Khloe Ann Baker of Poultney, VT, her step-grandchildren, two step-sons, Robert E. Doyle, Jr., of Perrysburg, OH, and James P. Doyle of Plymouth, MA, step-daughter Elizabeth Fitzpatrick of Burlingame, CA, her first husband, Leon John “Jack” McGee of Wells, Maine and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was pre-deceased by her father, Edwin Joseph Gould, her mother, Eva Mabel Tower, her sisters Barbara A. Gould and Lorraine V. Thomas, her husband, Robert E. Doyle, and her close and special friend, Joan O’Brien Wood.
Thank You to the staff from RAVNAH and the VNA & Hospice of Rutland, VT. Special thanks to Tanya, Donna and Pastor Andrew, and the Trillium Singers.
Calling Hours will be on Wednesday Oct. 3rd, 2018 from 5:00 Pm til 7:00PM at the Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main Street, Westborough, Massachusetts
There will be a Celebration of Life Mass at St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough, Massachusetts at 10:30 am on Thursday, October 4, 2018. Immediately following the service, she will be laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery on South Street, Westborough, Massachusetts. A luncheon will be held at the Knights of Columbus, 17 Willow Street, Westborough, Massachusetts .
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cure Alzheimers Fund, 34 Washington Street, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481 (Curealz.org).