Marjorie H. (Cheltenham) Fairhurst

Marjorie H. (Cheltenham) Fairhurst, 101, of Marion passed away Monday July 23, 2018. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Fairhurst.

Born in Boston, the daughter of the late Tolson Cheltenham and Ella (Reid) Boney, she lived in Newton, Waltham, and Needham, before moving to the New Bedford area in 2012.

Mrs. Fairhurst was formerly employed as a case worker for the Department of Public Welfare in Boston for 30 years. She was a member of the Second Church in Newton, where she was a member of the Ecumenical Group. She enjoyed gardening and vacationing at York Beach, Maine.

She is survived by her son Robert G. Fairhurst and his wife Rosalie Pina-Fairhurst of New Bedford, and several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was the sister of the late Edmund and Herbert Cheltenham, and Evelyn English.

Her Funeral Service will be held on Monday July 30, 2018 at 11 am at the Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland St., West Newton, with visitation at Church 10-11 am prior to the service. Burial will follow in Newton Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. For online condolence book, please visit

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