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Marjorie A. Wallace

August 17, 2020

Obituary

Marjorie Alberta (Brown) Wallace, 80, of Union Street, departed this life on Monday, August 17, 2020, at Baystate Medical Center.  Born in Aberdeen, NC, she was a daughter of Alberta (Cooley) Brown and Horace Peterkin.  Marjorie relocated with her family to Springfield in 1952 and graduated from The High School of Commerce.  She began a career as a dietician working for the airlines.  Marjorie was a devout member of United Temple Church Of God In Christ where she held the honor of Mother Of The Church and served as Church Treasurer.  She was a member of Obie Knox Lodge #1568, Past President of the Antler Guard, member of Hospitality, and served as Chaplain.  Marjorie was pre-deceased by her beloved parents, Alberta and Russell Brown, a brother, Herman Brown, and two sons, James and Gary Steed.  She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, David Wallace of Springfield;  a brother, Ace Brown of Aberdeen, NC;  six children, Joseph Steed, Marilyn Steed, Debbie Steed, and Carolyn Steed, all of Springfield, Ronald Steed of Worcester, MA, and David Steed of Cheshire, MA;  13 grandchildren;  26 great-grandchildren;  and 8 great-great-grandchildren .  The walk-thru calling hour is 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at Harrell Funeral Home followed by the funeral at 11 with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.  Masks and social distancing are required.

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Services

Wake
Wednesday
August 26, 2020

10:00 AM
Harrell Funeral Home
355 Saint James Avenue
Springfield, MA 01109

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