Marjorie M. Gersbach
Rockport — Marjorie Mary Gersbach, 78, wife of Frederick R. Gersbach, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport after a brief illness.
Born in Dorcester, Mass. Oct. 31, 1934, she was the daughter of William John and Marjorie Mae (Smith) McQuaid and was a 1952 graduate of Waltham High School in Waltham, Mass. On Jan. 31, 1964, she married Frederick R. Gersbach in Salem, N.H. They lived in Danville, N.H. for many years where Marjorie worked for GTE Sylvania in Waltham, Mass. and raised their three daughters.
In 1986, they moved to Glen Cove where they enjoyed their retirement years. Marjorie worked for Dr. Kevin Olehnik, a local orthopedic surgeon. She also spent time with her grandchildren, reading and working on the computer.
Surviving is her husband, of 49 years, Frederick R. Gersbach of Glen Cove; three daughters, Hydie Richards of Lenoir, N.H.; Tamra Connor and her husband, Michael of Bellingham, Mass.; and Kathleen Foley of Peabody, Mass.; two grandchildren, Joshua Richards; Sydney Faye Connor; a great-grandson, Mason Lee Richards; and a brother, William James McQuaid of Newburyport, Mass.
In keeping with her wishes there are no public services planning. Interment will be private at held at the convenience of the family.
If desired memorial gifts may be made in her memory to the Maine Cancer Foundation, 970 Baxter Blvd., Suite 2, Portland, ME 04103-5337.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the Gersbach family by visiting their book of memories at longfuneralhomecamden.com. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain St., Camden.