Marjorie J. Markwell, 83, of Middlebury


MIDDLEBURY — Marjorie J. Markwell 83, died Thursday evening, May 18, 2023, at Porter Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born Feb. 14, 1940, in Windsor, Vt., the daughter of Chester and Beatrice (LeBlanc) Merrill.

Marjorie was a graduate of Windsor High School class of 1958.

She married Richard Markwell on March 28, 1958.

Marge worked side by side with Richard on a dairy farm in New Haven Mills for many years. After retiring from farming, she worked for Maple Landmark in Middlebury.

She is survived by her husband, Richard, of Middlebury; by her children Debra Ash (Glenn), Lori Poirier (Louis) and Donna Chase; six grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Joanne Sawyers of South Carolina and a brother, Jack Merrill of New Hampshire.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Helen Porter Nursing Home in Middlebury, Vt.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home.

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