Marjorie Eleanor Whitcher

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LISBON — Marjorie Eleanor Whitcher passed on Jan. 20, at the Lamp, due to complications from the flu.

Marjorie was born in Haverhill, Mass., Feb. 26, 1918, to Frank and Charlotte Herrick. Marjorie attended high school in Lewiston and graduated with the class of 1936. She also attended nursing school at the Central Maine General Hospital.

Marjorie spent most of her career in the management of three stores in Lewiston. The S&H Green Stamp Store, Gold Bond Stamp Store and So-Fro, a fabric store in the Lewiston Mall. Marjorie also ran a nursery for preschool children in Auburn.

Marjorie was a member of the Court Street Baptist Church in Auburn, where she was also a Sunday School teacher. Marjorie spent her retirement years in New Port Richey, Fla., with her dog, Sunshine.

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Marjorie is survived by a daughter, Carole Rosenberg and her husband, Dick, of Sabattus; a son, Robert Higgins of Sanford; a son, Paul Whitcher and his wife, Serena, of Windham; a granddaughter, Karen Goodwin and her husband, John, of Lewiston; a granddaughter, Robin Profenno-Woodcock and her husband, Arthur, of Lisbon; a grandson, Michael Profenno of Lewiston; a grandson, Kris Profenno and his wife, Karen, of Auburn; granddaughters, Sarah and Hanah Whitcher of Windham; grandsons, Zane, Jake and George Whitcher of Windham; a granddaughter, Jenna Veurink of Gorham; a granddaughter, Jennifer Teets in Virginia; Marjorie had many great-grandchildren as well as great-great-grandchildren.

Marjorie was predeceased by a son, Gary Higgins of Casco; a brother, Robert Herrick of Auburn; a brother, Malcolm Chard of San Antonio, Calif.,; a granddaughter, Rebecca Chiam of Virginia; and a great-grandson, Jeffrey Profenno of Lisbon.

Marjorie’s daughter and family would like to thank the staff at Odd Fellows Facility and the staff at the Lamp for their patience and loving care.

Condolences may be expressed at www.funeralalternatives.net.

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