Marilyn DeSoto

Marilyn DeSoto

Wednesday, December 4th, 1935 - Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Obituary

Farmington - Marilyn DeSoto, 83, formerly of Livermore Falls, passed peacefully on Tuesday, September 3rd at the Orchard Park Congregate apartments in Farmington, with her family by her side. Marilyn was born on December 4, 1935 in South Livermore, the daughter of Fred and Bertha (Webster) Wills. She attended South School and Riverside School in Livermore and graduated from Leavitt Institute in 1954. On May 15, 1955 she married Philip DeSoto. Marilyn was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church and a member of the Resurrection Choir for many years. Marilyn was a member of the Livermore Falls / Jay Senior Citizens and was President from 1996-97 and Treasurer from 1998-2004. She was a life-time member of the American Ex-POWS and DAV Auxiliary. Marilyn spent many years volunteering at Togus in Augusta and with the Friend’s Together Club. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, crafts, and cooking. She loved taking care of her family. Marilyn is survived by a sister, Cecile Hathaway of Wilton and a brother, Paul Wills of Seminole, Florida; two daughters Lori Soucie and husband Mark of Wilton and Elizabeth Newcomb and husband Jeff of Livermore; son Phil DeSoto and wife Raye Anne of Gardiner; seven grandchildren, Lee and Miles Hutchinson, Marianna and Brianna DeSoto, Megan, Breton and Ryleigh Duval, and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Phil, son Mario, sister, Jerry Stewart and brother, Walter Wills. The family wishes to express gratitude to all of the staff at Orchard Park for their loving care of our mother. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com

DeSoto, Marilyn – 83, of Farmington, Maine formerly of Livermore Falls, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in Farmington, Maine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11AM, Friday, September 6th at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay, Visiting hours will be held 4-7 PM on Thursday, September 5th at the FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Interment at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: DAV National Service Office, VA Medical & Regional Center, PO Box 1351, Togus ME 04330-3151.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Finley Funeral Home
    Address
    15 Church Street
    LIVERMORE FALLS, ME 04254
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  • Service

    Friday, September 6th, 2019 |
    When
    Friday, September 6th, 2019
    Location
    St. Rose of Lima Church
    Address
    1 Church Street
    JAY, ME 04239
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    Officiant
    Father Paul Dumais
  • Interment

    Location
    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Address
    445 Park Street
    LIVERMORE FALLS, ME 04254
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Father Joe McKenna

Posted at 10:49am
Lovely lady. Outstanding. Will be missed. Father Joe McKenna
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