Marjorie L. Magnuson, 94, of 515 Benner Road in Bristol, died peacefully at her home on March 1, 2010. She was the daughter of the late Harold Earle Bean and Olive Ava (Robbins) Bean of Braintree, Mass.

She was the wife of the late Arthur B. Magnuson of Wilbraham, Mass. She was born Sept. 25, 1915, in Braintree, Mass., and graduated from Braintree High School, class of 1933, and from Boston University in 1937.

She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur, and her son, David B. Magnuson.

She is survived by her daughters, Lois Dodson, of Westford, Mass., and Lynne Gilbert of Bristol; her son-in-law, Christopher Gilbert of Bristol; and her grandchildren, Meredith Dodson and her husband, Christopher Green, of Washington, D.C., Robin Dodson and her husband, Joseph Poynton, of Concord, Mass., Katherine Dodson of Washington, D.C., Scott Gilbert of Ithaca, N.Y., and Daniel Gilbert of Boston, Mass.; her great-grandson, Sean Dodson-Green of Washington, D.C.; and her sister, Doris Barry of Braintree, Mass.

Services will be at the discretion of the family. Donations in Marjorie’s memory may be made to Miles and St. Andrews Home Health and Hospice, 40 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta, ME 04543.

Arrangements are with the Strong Hancock Funeral Home in Damariscotta. Condolences for the family may be expressed by visiting