Marjorie M. Cormier passed away peacefully at Oosterman’s Rest Home on December 21st.
She was born in Brockton on October 8, 1922 to Frederick and Nora (Donahue) Grant.
She spent her early years in Brockton until her family relocated to Somerville after she graduated from high school. She was employed at Schraffts in Charlestown for a number of years where she made many lifelong friends.
Marjorie married Maurice Cormier in 1954 and settled in Stoneham where she raised her seven children. She took pride in her role as a “domestic engineer”, as she came to title her position.
She returned to the work force in 1980, first with a stint at the census bureau and later with the Army Recruiting Office in Boston where she was affectionately referred to as “Captain Marge”.
After her retirement, she enjoyed traveling with her husband Maurice, taking tours throughout the US and Europe. She reached a milestone birthday this year, turning 100 on October 8th and was celebrated for a life well-lived.
She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Maurice Cormier. She was a devoted mother to Richard A. Cormier and his wife Deborah of Ohio, Anne T. McGinn and her husband Harold of Glen, NH, Joan M. Cormier of Somerville, Paul M. Cormier of California, Mary E. West and her husband David of Wakefield, Carol A. Petraglia and her husband Eugene of Barnstable, and Linda R. Brandon and her husband French of Ipswich. She was grandmother of Chad and Kyle Cormier, Benjamin and Gina Petraglia, Joshua West, Ivy Cormier; great-grandmother to 3 and aunt to many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brother Frederick (Lillian) Grant, William (Rose) Grant, Barbara (Charles) Osgood, and Ruth (Tony) Perantoni. She is survived by her sister, Virginia McKenna of Saugus.
Her Funeral Mass to be celebrated in St. Patrick Parish, 71 Central St., Stoneham on Thursday December 29 at 10 a.m. Interment, St. Patrick Cemetery, Stoneham.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to The Greater Boston Food Bank.