Marjorie P. (Palmer) Doe

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Marjorie P. (Palmer) Doe

March 13, 1927 - September 07, 2018

Marjorie P. (Palmer) Doe Danvers - Mrs. Marjorie (Palmer) Doe, 91, of Danvers, passed away surrounded by family on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hospital following a brief illness. She is the wife of the late Wallace E. “Bo/Wally” Doe with whom she shared 53 years of marriage.
Marjorie was born March 13, 1927, in Newburyport, and is the daughter of the late D. Everett and Beatrice I. (Evans) Palmer. She grew up in Kensington, N.H., and loved to tell stories about her childhood there. She graduated from Amesbury High School and went on to attend Mt. Ida College. She started her family with Bo in Newton, but then moved to Magnolia when they found their dream home. For the past seven years, she resided at Brookdale in Danvers where she made many new friends.
Marjorie treasured the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and visiting yard sales in search of "treasures." She loved to travel and go on cruises. She opened her home to anyone in need of a place to stay and was a great hostess. She and Bo were snowbirds and wintered in Florida for several years.
She worked for General Radio after college where she met her "Bo-Bo." After raising her three boys, she worked for Corning Glass where she could be seen demonstrating cookware throughout Mass.
Marjorie is survived by her three sons, Bradley Doe and his wife Judy of Gloucester, Stephen Doe and his wife Cathy of Magnolia, and Gregory Doe and his wife Mary of Gloucester, and her sister Judith Marshall of Glens Falls, N.Y. Her cherished grandchildren, Christopher Doe and his wife Kiley, Eric Doe and his wife Emily, Matthew Doe, Daniel Doe, Evan Doe, and Tessa Doe. She is also survived by her three great-grandchildren, Autumn, Kendall and Maverick Doe; as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Bo and her parents, Marjorie is predeceased by Horace Palmer, her older sibling, whom she always loving called "Brother."

Marjorie’s funeral service will be in the Kensington Congregational Church, 108 Amesbury Rd., Kensington, NH on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Kensington Cemetery. In honoring with Marjorie’s wishes there will be no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Magnolia Library, 1 Lexington Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930. For online condolences and register book, please visit
The Pike-Newhall Funeral Home, 61 Middle St., Gloucester, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published on September 12, 2018
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