Marjorie P. (Atkinson) Best, age 86, of Wilmington, died peacefully on August 11, 2014, at the Aberjona Nursing Center in Winchester. Marjorie was born in Boston, MA on April 10, 1928; she was the cherished daughter of the late James H. and Bessie L. (McLean) Atkinson. Marjorie was the beloved wife of the late William S. “Scotty” Best, devoted mother of Mary (Best) Earley and her husband the late Thomas F. Earley of Wilmington, James Best of Plymouth, John Best and his wife Darlene of Nashua, NH, and the late Marjorie “Ellen” Best. Loving “Gramma” of Jason W. Earley, Tommy M. Earley, Kim Marie (Best) Roy and her husband Chris M. Roy, Carrie-Ann M. Best, Jamie A. Best, Sierra J. Best, and “Great-Gramma” of Colin M. Roy. Dear sister of the late Bob Atkinson. Marjorie is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday, August 15th for Visitation from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m. Interment will take place in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Donations in Marjorie’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or to a Hospice of your choice.