Marilyn Johnson (Dailey) Hay
1929 – 2018

AMESBURY, Mass. – Marilyn Johnson (Dailey) Hay of Amesbury Mass. passed peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The daughter of Raymond and Birdie Johnson , Marilyn and her twin sister, Maver, were born on Feb. 26, 1929. Marilyn graduated from Mechanic Falls High School and later became a certified Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aid. She worked at Androscoggin Home Health until she retired in 1994.

Marilyn was a passionate seamstress, baker and knitter. She hand knit hundreds of baby sweaters, hats and mittens for family members and for donation, through her church, to the less fortunate. She will be best remembered for her one of a kind, “I did my own thing,” cakes and cookies she brought to every family occasion, and Sunday coffee hour with her church family.

Marilyn is survived by her children, Faye and husband, Earl Doliber of Merrimac, Mass., Terry Dailey of Auburn, Chris Dailey and Linda of Canton, and Kim and wife Mary Dailey of Carthage; her grandchildren, Joshua, Erin, Erica, Mariah, Ryanne and Rebecca; her great-grandchildren Calvin, Nathan, Neila, Chase and Jaxon; her sisters, Maver Cole and Ruby Hutnak; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sister, Eva Costantino; and her grandson, Brett Dailey.

Monday, November 26, a Commital Service will be held at 1 p.m., at the Memorial Chapel at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner Street, Auburn. Please join the family for a Celebration of Marilyn’s Life from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Barker Mills Arms Apartments (first floor function room) 141 Mill Street, Auburn.

Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main Street, South Paris. Online condolences may be shared with her family at

In lieu of flowers and in recognition of Marilyn’s dedication to helping the less fortunate, the family requests donations of hats and mittens to a charity of your choice or bring them to Marilyn’s Celebration of Life and the family will donate the items to her church – The First Baptist Church of Danvers, Mass.

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