Marilyn J.'s Story
Marilyn Jean Hilliard, 81, of Derry, N.H., passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Pleasant Valley Nursing Home, Derry. She was born in Kittery, Maine on August 11, 1935, a daughter of Lester and Audrey (Judkins) Gerry, and had been a resident of Derry for the past 52 years, formerly living in Manchester and Kittery Point, Maine. Marilyn enjoyed camping, knitting, crocheting and was an avid reader.
She is survived by her son, Michael E. Hilliard and his wife Beverly; two grandsons, Ian Hilliard and his wife Brittney and Jayson Hilliard and his wife, Brandi and three great-grandchildren, Deegan, Tyler, and Sophia. Marilyn was predeceased by her beloved husband, Donald E. Hilliard and her sister, Dawn Hodgdon.
Calling hours were held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry. Funeral services followed at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. The burial was Tuesday, May 30,2017 at 10 a.m. in Forest Hill Cemetery, E. Derry Road, E. Derry. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01710. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  June 1, 2017