Marilyn A. Thomas

Posted Dec. 23, 2013, at 6:30 p.m.

HARMONY – Marilyn A. Thomas, 79, died Dec. 21, 2013, at the Sanfield Rehab and Living Center in Hartland. She was born in Farmington, Aug. 25, 1934, the daughter of Wilfred and Rose (Martin) Robbins.

Marilyn grew up Albion and lived in Harmony for 40 years where she fondly referred to the homestead as “Humming Bird Hollow.” She enjoyed many of life’s joys including classical music, horses, gardening and especially visits with family. She also enjoyed genealogy and was able to trace her family roots back to the Plymouth settlement. Marilyn was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Guilford as well as a member of the New Jerusalem Church of Bath.

She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Albert Thomas; and a grandson, Mark R. Thomas, Jr. She is survived by seven sons, Douglas of Ripley, Richard and his wife, Sandy of Dover-Foxcroft, Jeffrey and his wife, Wanda of Harmony, William and his wife, Linda of Scarborough, Bruce and his wife, Charity of Willimantic, John and his wife, Doral of Orrington, and Mark and his wife, Lori of Stockton Springs; two daughters, Brenda Whitney and her husband, Bud of Harmony and Betsy Thomas-Synnestvedt of Pennsylvania; 28 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Crosby & Neal, 21 Oak St., Guilford. Spring burial will be in the Main Stream Cemetery in Harmony. Those who wish may make donations to the Maine Parkinson’s Society, 359 Perry Road, Bangor, ME 04401. For an online guest register, go to

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