Marilyn J. (Tinker) Clarke
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Methuen - Marilyn J. (Tinker) Clarke, 87, of Methuen passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at the Nevins Nursing & Rehab Center in Methuen.
The daughter of the late Clarence and Agnes (Robinson) Tinker, Marilyn was born on August 1st, 1932 in Milbridge, Maine, and was educated in Maine. She came to this area about 50 years ago and was employed at the former Howard Food Company and as a retail clerk at Marlin's Department Store, both in Methuen. She was very active in tenant activities at the Mystic Street Complex. She also enjoyed writing and especially painting with her late husband, Herbert.
Marilyn was predeceased by her husband, Herbert Clarke, who died in 1994, and her son, Clarence Hayward. She is survived by her dear friends and caregivers: Carole Gosselin and Denise Gosselin, and her many friends from the Methuen Housing Authority.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to a funeral service to be held Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 11:00am at the Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. A visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:00am to 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Methuen Housing Tenants Association, 22 Mystic Street, Methuen, MA 01844. To visit Marilyn's tribute page, please visit
Published on September 17, 2019


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