Marjorie A. (Malboeuf) Pitcher, age 85

of Quincy

Marjorie A. (Malboeuf) Pitcher, age 85

Marjorie A. (Malboeuf) Pitcher, age 85, a longtime Quincy resident, died peacefully, Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at Alliance Health at Marina Bay, in the comfort of her loving family.

Marjorie was born in Boston, to the late Walter and Grace (Goodwin) Malboeuf. She was raised and educated in Brighton and Allston. She had lived in Quincy for forty-one years.

Marjorie was a devoted homemaker. After raising her family, she was employed for many years at the former Bargain Center in Quincy, working in the fabric department. She loved knitting and crocheting and was a creative person. She also enjoyed cooking, spending Sunday dinners with family, visiting friends and enjoying a cup of tea with lemon cookies.

She was proud to have earned her GED later in life. Although living with her large family in Dorchester, Winthrop, and Brighton were great life experiences that taught her she still wanted to say I can.

Marjorie was very active in the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association for over forty years and had proudly served as regional president, secretary and chaplain. She attended many conferences over her years of service before and after her husband’s passing. She loved to travel and visited far off places, including Tennessee, Colorado, Texas, and two trips to Hawaii, which was her favorite.

She was a devoted mother, sister, and grandmother. She adopted numerous pets from her children and grandchildren providing them with a lovely, caring home. Lucky the dog was found walking the streets in Quincy and quickly became another member of the family. Poochie 1, II and Lucy (Jack Russell terrier) were adopted from the animal shelter. Since moving to Quincy, Marjorie maintained a wonderful garden of flowers and vegetables with Morning Glories being her favorite. She passed that love of gardening along to her children.

She loved the local sports teams. Her father took her to Red Sox games as a child. She cheered on the Patriots, Celtics and Red Sox teams. Many hours were spent listening to music. The best part of her day was enjoying a cup of tea, watching her garden grow, listening to the birds and saying a prayer to the statue of Madonna in the backyard.

Beloved wife of the late Paul E. Pitcher, Sr., USN, Ret.

Devoted mother of Judy A. Granada of Lakeville, Marjorie A. O’Neil of Brockton, Susan M. Jacobs of Portsmouth, RI, Jeanette M. Maher of Revere, Virginia L. Cross of Winthrop, Arthur Jacobs of Quincy, Walter W. Jacobs of Braintree, Pamela J. Taylor of Quincy, Brian D. Pitcher of Quincy, and the late Paul E. Pitcher, Jr.

Marjorie loved her step-children like her own. She loved traveling to Washington with her late husband to visit Gary Pitcher of Bellingham, WA, Paula Hayward of Olympia, WA, and the late Charlene Pitcher.

Loving grandmother of 16 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Janet Keoughan of Revere and the late Walter Malboeuf II.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Monday, November 18th at 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Mary’s Church, 95 Crescent Street, West Quincy at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

For those who wish, donations in Marjorie’s memory may be made to Old Colony Hospice, 321 Manley Street, West Bridgewater, MA 02379.

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  • Our sympathies and prayers are with you all.

  • Our prayers are with you and your family during this painful time. May God be with you.

  • Rest In Peace Aunt Margie…
    So many fond memories…..one of my favorites as a child was singing the 12 days of Christmas for you and earning $1.00.
    I always enjoyed reading your Christmas card and your loving words after receiving mine about how cute and big my kids were getting and how much you enjoyed getting the picture of them.
    Thank you for welcoming me and my mom like we were always part of the family ❤️
    Until we meet again

  • I can’t imagine what you must be feeling right now, but I want you to know that I am just a phone call away. My heartfelt condolences.

    Bob

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • My condolences to the entire family.
    I have had the pleasure of working and socializing with Ginger, who is a co-worker here at DCAMM.
    Your mother sounds like the kind of mother, every child would love to have.
    May she rest in peace.
    Bob Anderson

  • May the wonderful memories of your Mother get you through this difficult time. With sincere sympathy.

  • Brian and family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss of your beautiful amazing mother. You are in my prayers. May God bless and keep her with her family members who have passed. All our love. Tony, Annmarie & Francesca

  • Our condolences to Margorie’s family . Marjorie was loved, like and respected by the woman of the LAFRA. She will be missed and her seat with the LAFRA will always remain empty, as no one will ever be able to replace her.

  • Sorry for yor loss Brian, sending peace, love, and prayers your way✌🥰🙏
    What a beautiful tribute to your Mom, sweet memories for a lifetime💕💕💕

  • Mrs Pitcher! Gone to meet Mr Pitcher as she enjoys her eternal reward. She would call him “Earl of All” and occasionally “Lover”. She was a beauty! Devoted to her Husband and Children. (Loved when Pammy watched me!) She was so kind to Pets. And Fat Cat/Black Cat – was the Mumma of my Cat. Mrs P Rest well! I have tears but -I’m sorry doesn’t “feel” right-Celebrate!! Much Love and Deep respect! Marybeth Nelson. Jefferson St.