Marion Loretta (Yeaton) Bickford

November 19, 1931 ~ May 14, 2018 (age 86)

Marion Loretta (Yeaton) Bickford 

She was born November 19, 1931, the daughter of Merton and Nettie Yeaton, she was born and raised in Conway.  She was third youngest of 12 children and graduated from Kennett High School.  After high school, she married the love of her live L. Paul Bickford from Madison, NH.  They were married 69 years. Six years after Paul’s passing she has gone to join him.

The whole family spent Mother’s Day with her and early morning of May 14th she passed away.

Her early days, she worked at Purity Spring Resort.  She also worked at the A&P store in Conway.  She cleaned around the valley for many affluent families and was loved by all. 

Every fall she looked forward to harvesting apples for Grafton Ward of Madison.  In her spare-time she loved her gardening and canning supplies for the winter.

Marion is survived by her four children; Ed Bickford and his wife Sandra Brocaar, Bud Bickford, Pat Bickford Smith and her husband Robert Smith and Jean Bickford.  She is also survived by four grandchildren, Angela Hill and her husband Lorne Hill, Paul Smith and his wife Lisa Smith, Jen Salmon and her partner Billy Wood and Nate Munro and his wife Becca Munro, as well as eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren, in addition to numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her.  She will have a private celebration of her life with a gathering of her close family.

Bless her soul.

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