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Marian E. Conley, at 94, resident of Brockton

March 14, 2017 GMT

Marian E. (Whitcomb) Conley of Brockton died on Friday at home. She was 94.

Mrs. Conley was born and raised in Evanston, Ill. And has lived in Brockton for over 70 years.

She was a 1944 graduate of Massachusetts State College, Amherst and received her bachelors degree in Home Economics.

She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma during college, volunteered at many charitable organizations, but felt that her greatest achievement was raising and educating her seven daughters.

Mrs. Conley enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and vacationing in Eastham.

Wife for 57 years to the late J. Frank Jr., she is survived by seven daughters, Susan A. Nichols of Norton, Elizabeth E. Cochran of Loveland, Colo., Anne F. Roan of Brockton; Mary C. Ellis of South Dartmouth; A. Patricia Cirillo of Barrington, R.I., Jane W. Lukasiewicz of Avon, and the Rev. Joan F. of Denville, N.J.; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. today at St. Edith Stein Church, Brockton.

Burial at St. Patrick Cemetery, Brockton.

Arrangements by Conley Funeral & Cremation Service, Brockton.