Marjory Nell (Merrill) Robinson

Marjory Nell (Merrill) Robinson, aged 89, died May 26, 2013 at her home. She was born on December 7, 1923. She was the wife of the late Rev. George A. Robinson, II, Minister Emeritus of The First Congregational Church in Marion, Massachusetts.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, Marjory was the daughter of the late Clarice Waterhouse & Gilbert Merrill.

She graduated from Lowell State Teachers College. She taught the elementary school children in Marion for many years at the Point Road School and Sippican School.

Marjory Robinson was an active member of the First Congregation Church in Marion, sang in the church choir and the Sippican Chorus, was a member of the Old Colony Women’s Group, a life member of the Sippican Land Trust, a member of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society. She was a sponsor of the Buzzards Bay Music Festival, Berkley Jazz and the Wendy Rolfe Flute Choir.

She is survived by three daughters, Gene-Elaine Hooley of Boulder, CO, Paula (Pepper) Robinson of Oceanside, NY, and Marion (Foxy) Nguli of Long Beach, CA; a son, John Robinson of Seaford, NY; nine grandchildren, Erik Robinson, Jennifer Boroff, Lenora Robinson, Heidi Wotring, Erin Hooley, Carla Hooley, Benjamin Nguli, Savannah (Savi) Nguli and Matthew Longo; two great-grandchildren, Ezekiel Wotring and Hazel Wotring She was predeceased by a son, The Rev. George A. Robinson, III and a daughter Marjory Lynn Robinson.

A memorial service will be held on Sun. June 16, 2013 at the First Congregational Church, 28 Main St., Marion at 2 PM.  In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to First Congregational Church, P.O. Box 326, Marion, MA 02738 or the Sippican Land Trust, 354 Front Street, Marion, MA 02738.

Arrangements by Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. For directions and on-line guestbook visit:

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