Marie H. (Grandin) Walker, formerly of Amesbury and Newburyport, died Thursday, February 9, 2012, at the DaySpring Health Center in Fairborn, Ohio. She leaves behind her husband of 69 years, Clifford E. Walker of DaySpring Health Center; her two daughters, Jeanne M. Ward of Huber Heights, OH and Sharon L. Fox of New Carlisle, OH; her four grandchildren: Steven J. Moore of Huber Heights, OH; Holly (Jim) Baker of Enon, OH; John F. Fox of New Carlisle, OH; and Craig A Fox of Medway, OH; her five great-grandchildren: Chelsea M. Fox, Courtney A. Fox, Jordan N. Fox all from New Carlisle, OH; Dylan C Fox of Medway, OH; and Danielle C. Baker of Enon, OH; her sister, Jean (Fred) Holmes of Winter Park, FL, along with several nieces and nephews.
Marie was a graduate of Amesbury High School and lived most of her 88 years in Newburyport. She was a 50-year member of Central Congregational Church, UCC, and a past member of the Eastern Star. After retiring from Danver’s State Hospital, she worked as a volunteer for 18 years at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport.
Having moved to Tipp City, Ohio, in 2002 to be closer to her family. She became a member of the Polk Grove, UCC, in Vandalia, Ohio.
ARRANGEMENTS: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the New Carlisle Public Library, 111 E. Lake Ave., New Carlisle, Ohio 45344 or the Newburyport Public Library, 94 State Street, Newburyport, MA 01950. Arrangements by Trostel Chapman Dunbar Fraley Funeral Homes, New Carlisle, Ohio.
Graveside services will be held at Belleville Cemetery in Newburyport at the convenience of the family. Arrangements with Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport.