Marjorie Sears

Marjorie Sears of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA passed away quietly on February 9, 2018. Wife of the late Horace J. H. Sears. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Katherine (Hastings) Hopkins.

She grew up in Beverly Cove and graduated from Westbrook College, Portland, ME in 1946. Marjorie married Horace J. H. Sears in 1956 and had three children; Timothy, Stephanie, and Elisabeth. She spent much of her family life between Manchester and New Found Lake, NH. During the last 30 years she split her time between Naples, FL and Manchester-by-the-Sea. She enjoyed the beach, skiing, golfing, traveling; and above all, socializing with family and friends. Marjorie’s compassion was infectious and her contagious smile affected everyone she encountered.

The family of Marjorie would like to sincerely thank everyone at The Lafayette in Marblehead for everything they did to keep Marjorie laughing and smiling. Their loving care was genuine and sincere.

Marjorie was predeceased by her husband, Horace; her son, Timothy; and her two sisters, Mary and Connie. She leaves behind her daughter Stephanie Babin of Saco, Maine with her husband Keith Babin; her daughter Elisabeth Sears of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA; her daughter-in-law Kim Sears of Concord, NH; her two granddaughters Lyndsay Sears of Concord, NH and Kalene Sears of Plymouth, Rhode Island; and many nieces and nephews. Her joyful and generous spirit will be truly missed.

Her Funeral Mass was held at Sacred Heart Church, Manchester-by-the-Sea on Wednesday, February 14. Relatives and friends were invited to attend. Interment was at Beverly Farms Cemetery. Visitation was held on Tuesday at the Campbell Funeral Home. Information, directions, condolences at

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