Andover — Mrs. Marilyn L. Wile Holmes, a resident of Andover MA and wife of the late J. Alan Holmes, died at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill on Friday March 15, 2013. Born in Malden on December 12, 1930, she was the beloved daughter of the late Perry S. and Myrtle Chetwynde Wile. She was a longtime member of the Union Congregational Church in North Reading. Marilyn enjoyed traveling and weekends away with her cousins. She will be sorely missed by her siblings; Richard A. and his wife Helena Grant of Methuen, David R. and his wife Catherine Grant of Salem, NH, Patricia W. and her husband Salvatore Nitto of Haverhill, Kathleen Wile of Methuen and Janice W. Long of Haverhill. She is also survived by her brother in-law Larry and his wife Jean of Vermont as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Marilyn was also the sister of the late Robert Wile.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are welcome to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main St., Andover, from 4 to 6 PM. Her funeral service will be held in the Union Congregational Church, 148 Haverhill St., N. Reading, Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 10 AM. Interment will be in Spring Grove Cemetery in Andover. Those who wish to remember Marilyn by making a contribution in her memory are asked to consider Winchester Hospital Cancer Center or the Merrimack Valley Hospice House. For Additional information, please visit, www.burkemagliozzi.com.