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“May Peace and healing come in time, condolences The Long Family ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: John Long - Poway, CA

“PattyMy sincere condolences to you and your family on your mother's passing. My god bless you. Love,Christine ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Christine (Casella) Saulnier - MA

“'my lady' Marie I am so grateful to have had the privileged of knowing you and being a part of your life, in these last few years. Loved your...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Vita Ciccone - Ashburnham, MA

“Wishing we could be there to celebrate Aunt Marion/s life and support you all in your time of sorrow. Please know you are all in our thoughts at...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Carolyn Penzone - Vero Beach, FL

“I close my eyes and see you with me in my saddest moments and my happiest times.You are forever my angel and in my dreams when I sleep.Give Daisy a...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin Baxter - Son

“Mom, you most certainly will be missed. Love. The Marchands ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Michael Marchand

“To my mama, you were the strongest woman I know and my heart will miss your daily presence in my life. Always a mother first, watching over her...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Liz Ferrick - Westminster, MA

“I have been friends with Fred and Marie for many years,he was one of my hunting partners,had a lot of fun together in those many years she was always...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Charles Mercier - S Effingham, NH

“Marie will long be remembered by many of her long time friends.Tom and DianeRv6Jd ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Thomas Bates - Hollis, NH

“I will miss you every day of my life my beautiful mother. I have a heart full of gratitude that I was lucky to be born to a strong, smart, sassy...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Patricia Baxter - Bethlehem NH, NH


Mrs. Marie A. (Woodward) Baxter, of Ossipee, New Hampshire, formerly of Waltham died Friday, January 3, 2020 at Oakdale Nursing Home in West Boylston. She was 89.

Marie was born and raised in Waltham and had worked at the Polaroid Corporation until her retirement. Before that she worked for a number of years for the B.F. Goodrich Company.

In 1996 she and her late husband, Fred, moved to Kissimmee, Florida where they spent many happy winters before Marie moved back to their summer residence in Ossipee after Fred's death in 2015.

Marie was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Rose Caurana (Gosselin) Woodward and step-daughter of the late Albert Dufromont.

She leaves her children, Marie A. Salig (Ronald) of Grafton, Patricia A. Baxter (Steve Reardon) of Bethlehem, New Hampshire, Kevin A. Baxter (late Daisy) of Dracut and Elizabeth A. Ferrick (Thomas) of Westminster; her grandchildren, Jeremy and Eric Salig, Ross and Rachel Baxter and Alicia and Elayna Ferrick; her siblings, Charles "Eddie" Dufromont of Watertown, Dolores Manory of Utah and Gerard Dufromont of Waltham and many nieces and nephews.

Marie was also the mother of the late Frederick G. Baxter, Jr. and a sister of the late Alice Merritt and Robert Dufromont.

Family and friends will honor and remember Marie's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday, January 9th from 6 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Friday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.