WILMINGTON, MA — Mrs. Marcia A. Duggan, of New Hampshire and former resident of Wilmington for over fifty years passed away peacefully following a lengthy illness, May 20, 2018, at the Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NH. She was 79 years of age. Marcia was the beloved wife of the late Paul C. Duggan. Born in Lowell she was the daughter of the late Dexter and Josephine (Libby) Wakefield.
Marcia was raised and educated in Billerica and was a graduate of Billerica High School. Following her marriage to her beloved husband Paul, the young couple settled in Wilmington where they would start their family. Marcia worked for many years as a newspaper typesetter. In her leisure time she enjoyed horseback riding and showing horses and was a longtime member of both the American Paint Horse Association and American Pinto Horse Association. She also enjoyed country music and country dancing. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and she especially cherished her time attending the Country Fest with her daughter and granddaughter. She was most happy when she was surrounded by those she loved.
Marcia was the devoted mother of Kelly LeBlanc and her husband Larry of Sandown, NH, Judi Duggan and her husband Peter Barry of Deerfield, NH and the late Paul C. Duggan II. She was the loving grandmother of Shane LeBlanc, Kati Turcotte, and John Bavota. She was the loving great grandmother of Sierra, Macsen, Justin, TJ and Briana. Sister of Richard Wakefield and his wife Carolyn of Lynn.
A funeral service will be conducted in the Dello Russo Family Funeral Home, 374 main St., Wilmington, Friday, May 25th, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Services will conclude with burial at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Marcia’s memory to the Coos County Animal Sanctuary, 1057 US Route 3, N. Stratford, NH 03590.
(NOTE: The above obituary is from Dello Russo Funeral Home.)
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