Marlene L. (Wills) Fiske
Marlene L. Fiske, 73
Dateline: Wareham, MA
Marlene L. (Wills) Fiske, age 73, of Wareham, formerly of Mansfield passed away peacefully, in the presence of her loving family on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
Born in Attleboro, MA on September 3, 1944, she was a loving daughter of the late John B. and Helen L. (Harris) Wills.
Marlene grew up in Mansfield and was a graduate of Mansfield High School. She had made her home in Wareham for the past thirty-six years and had previously been employed as head cook at Wellesley College.
Marlene was a generous woman who loved spending time with her adoring family and sharing meals with neighbors. She enjoyed humanities and arts, and especially appreciated the beauty that nature had to offer.
She was the devoted mother of Thomas A. Fiske, Jr. and his wife Celine of St. Albans, Vermont, James D. Fiske and his wife Petra of Williamsburg, Virginia, Kevin G. Fiske and his wife Susan of Pinellas Park, Florida and the late John F. Fiske who died in 2016. She was the dear sister of John Wills and his wife Sandy of Michigan, Cathy Bearce and her husband John of Falmouth, Lorraine Savasta and her husband Dan of Falmouth, Brad Wills and his wife Marianne of Mansfield and Robert Wills of Fall River. She is also survived by her cherished 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews, her eternal friend Martha Jones and spirit daughter Linda Bertozzi.
Services and burial will be private, and visiting hours have been omitted.
Those wishing to remember Marlene may do so with the simple gesture of spreading an act of love to others.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main St., Mansfield.
To send her family a message of condolence, please visit www.shermanjackson.com