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Marjorie B. DeVries
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Obituary for Marjorie B. DeVries

Marjorie B. (Brown) DeVries, formerly of Northbridge, passed to her heavenly home on March 1 2018. She resided in Hampstead, NC with her son Barry DeVries and his wife Nancy and her daughter, Linda, widow of John Baker, her caregivers since April 2016.

Mrs. DeVries had been a Registered Nurse in Whitinsville and over 20 years at the former Hahnemann Hospital in Worcester before retiring in 1992. She then worked at the Whitinsville Retirement Home for approximately 10 years, doing laundry before retiring again in 2011.

She was born August 9, 1923 in Providence, RI the daughter of George and Gladys (Osborne) Brown.

She is survived by a brother, Donald Brown and a sister Barbara DeVries, both of Woodstock, CT. She was predeceased by her brother, George Brown, Jr. of Woodstock, CT. She has two handsome grandsons, Joshua and his wife Christine DeVries of Alta Loma, CA and Jonathan DeVries of Romeoville, IL and a precious great granddaughter, Julia.

Marjorie was an active member of the North Uxbridge Baptist Church for 67 years where she was involved with the Women’s Fellowship, Angel Tree, a church greeter and offered her services any way she could.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Buma Funeral Home, Uxbridge.

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