Marilyn E. (Horgan) Lefebvre, 81, of Hampton Beach, NH formerly of Westford, MA died unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. She was married to the late Robert D. Lefebvre, who died on April 3, 2003. Born in Lowell, MA, Marilyn was the daughter of the late Warren and Helen (Conway) Horgan. She graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1951. She was a member of the Lowell High Girl Officers Club and the Marksmen Club. She was married at the Sacred Heart Church in Lowell a year after graduating. She attended the State Teachers College for secretaries in Lowell. Marilyn moved to Westford to raise her family and was employed with Abbott Middle School as a guidance secretary. She retired to Hampton Beach in 1992 where she was a hostess at the Ashworth Hotel. She wintered in Florida at Bradenton Beach, on Anna Maria Island, for over 25 years where she befriended Marcelline Harmon. She was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church and Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Hampton, and a former communicant of St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, Westford. Marilyn was a member of Synergy Gym in Exeter, NH. In her earlier years she golfed in the seacoast area. She loved to socialize with her friends, Anne Pigott, Kay Keriozes, Ernestine Clark, Olga Symes, and Helene Antonakis, at the Seacoast Newcomers Club. She had a longtime group of friends in York Beach, ME, known as the “Tuesday Girls,” which included: Lorraine Hurley, Thelma Lahme, Carolyn Winters, Theresa Joyce, Cheryl Meyers and their spouses. She is survived by three sons, Richard Lefebvre and his wife Janet of Lowell, Robert Lefebvre of Lowell and John Lefebvre and his wife, Kim of Chelmsford; two daughters, Marianne Chaisson of Hampton, NH and Kathleen Noran and her husband John of Westford; one brother-in-law, Frederick Lefebvre and his wife Natalie of Westford; eleven grandchildren, Jeremy and his wife April Lefebvre, Andrew and his wife Jennifer Lefebvre, Matthew Lefebvre, Corinne and her husband Alex Ospina, Kara and her husband Pastor James Bixby, Erica and her husband Jeffrey Mello, Alicia Lefebvre, Sean Noran, Evan Lefebvre, Joseph Chaisson and Christopher Noran; four great-grandchildren; Several nieces, nephews, and cousins including: Dorothy Farley, Elizabeth Horgan, and Warren Calary. She was predeceased by her sister the late Elaine Scruton.
Visiting hours Sunday August 16, 2015 from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Funeral Mon. at 10:00 A.M.from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA with a funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M. at St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, Westford, MA. Private burial at a later date in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311, or to the Epilepsy Foundation, 540 Gallivan Blvd., Boston, MA 02124, or St. Patrick’s Church, 5 Lyons St., Hampton, NH 03842.