Obituary: Mary (Misener) Dion, 87

Mary (Misener) Dion, 87, of Marlborough, died Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Marlborough Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center, Marlborough.

Born and raised in Southborough, she was the daughter of the late Laurence and Hilda (Cody) Misener and the wife of Nelson J. Dion, Sr., of Marlborough to whom she had been married for the past 69 yrs. She retired in 1990 from Atkins & Merrill, where she had been employed as a laminator. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Parish, Marlborough, the VFW Auxiliary, the Marlborough Hospital Auxiliary and a Poll worker. As an active participant at the Marlborough Senior Center, she served as a greeter and was an enthusiastic member of the bowling team. She had been a member of the former St. Mary’s Parish, Marlborough. She had a great sense of humor, was extremely patient, and enjoyed people watching. Her wish was to be remembered as a good wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her son, Nelson J. Dion, Jr. and his significant other, Sharon Paton of Moultonboro, NH, her daughters, Suzanne Loureiro and her husband Jerrold, of Chandler, AZ, Claudette Dion of Marlborough, Cheryl Simmons and her husband Curtis of Maui, Hawaii and Michelle Lariviere and her husband Martin of Marlborough, her sisters, Catherine Kane of Marlborough, Margaret Bateman of Sterling, Dorothy Santella of Florida, Bea Ginga of Southborough and Josephine Williams of Marlborough, 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was also the mother of the late Mary Dion Cole and the sister of the late John Misener who died June 9, 2012.

A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 10, 2010 at 11:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlborough, MA. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Beach St., Marlborough. Visiting hrs. will be held on Monday, July 9 from 4-7 pm at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital-Boston, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114 or Greater Marlborough Programs, Inc., 40 Mechanic St., Marlborough, MA 01752.

(Obituary courtesy of Slattery Funeral Home)

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