Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Marlene A. Corkery

Marlene A. Corkery (MacPherson) “One hell of a wife and mother”, age 78, of Canton passed away at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton surrounded by her loving family. Born in Weymouth, she was raised in Holbrook and graduated from Holbrook High School and has lived in Canton for the last 55 years. She was an avid gardener and taught all of her children and grandchildren to appreciate gardening. She loved spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren and summering in Cromesett Island in Wareham. She also enjoyed water aerobics at the Pappas Hospital School in Canton with her friends. According to her husband of 61 years she was a gift from the Virgin Mary, 60+ years ago. He said she was an A+ mom, his best friend, mistress and soul mate. Beloved wife for 61 years of Robert J. Corkery. Mother of Marianne Hart of Dedham, Michael Corkery of Stoughton, Daniel Corkery of Norton, Karen Tavares of Taunton, Christopher Corkery of Foxboro, Patrick Corkery of Canton, Nicholas Corkery of Canton and the late Robert Corkery. Sister of Jeannie Morrell of Bellingham. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Friday 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass at St. Gerard Majella Church, Canton Saturday morning at 11. Burial Canton Corner Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to the Shriner’s Hospital 51 Blossom St. Boston, MA 02114.
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021