Marion L. “Gram” Thurston
ROXBURY -- Marion L. “Gram” Thurston, 97, died on September 1, 2011 at her residence in Roxbury.
Born in Newry on December 14, 1913, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Bessie (Searle) Learned. She was a graduate of Stephens High School with the class of 1932.
She was married in Rumford on October 12, 1932 to the late Leroy E. Thurston, who died in Lewiston on April 28, 1991.
She is survived by a daughter, Karen Hodsdon and companion, Larry Drapeau of Roxbury, Gram’s extended family and her cats, Pumpkin and Spice Girl.
She was predeceased by her husband, Leroy; a brother, George Learned; a sister, Eleanor Pugliese; and a son-in-law, Doug Hodsdon.