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Marilyn M. (Pothier) Jackson, 79.

AMESBURY Mrs. Marilyn M. (Pothier) Jackson, 79 of Amesbury, and formerly of Bradford, Shelburne Falls, Greenfield, and Newburyport, died Monday at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen.

She was born in Haverhill, March 11, 1929, daughter of the late Harvey M. and Margaret (Lynch) Pothier, was educated in the Haverhill Public Schools and was a l946 Graduate of Haverhill High School.

She was a dedicated wife and mother devoting her life to her family. Marilyn was also previously employed by Western Electric, as a Secretary at Wilsons Department Store and was also a Teachers Aide in the Shelburne Falls School System.

She and her husband Whit, had been long time residents of Newburyport, and Amesbury residents since 2007. They attended the Immaculate Conception Church in Newburyport and formerly were members of Sacred Hearts Church in Bradford. Marilyn was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America.

Her survivors include her husband of 57 years, Earl "Whit Jackson of Amesbury; their children, Maureen J. and her husband Lee C. Brown of New Boston, NH, Karen J. and her husband Roger D. Cox of Grafton, MA, E. Whitney III and his wife Christine Jackson of Haverhill, Kathleen J. and her husband Eric Yemma of Kennebunk ME; a brother, Robert Pothier and his wife Susann Pothier of Bradford; two sisters, Maureen and her husband Charles Lagasse of Newburyport, Suzanne and her husband Peter Bracci of Plaistow, NH; 6 grandchildren, Jessica Brown, Ashley Brown, Clare Jackson, Lydia Jackson, Eric Yemma Jr and Margaret Yemma; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also the sister of the late Harvey Pothier Jr.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to her funeral Thursday morning at 9:30 from the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 So. Main St., Bradford, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 in Sacred Hearts Church.

Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford.

Calling hours at the BRADFORD Funeral Home will be Wednesday afternoon and evening 2-4 and 7-9.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association 20 Speen St. Framingham, Ma 01701.

Condolences to her family and directions may be found at

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Date:Aug 5, 2008
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