Marion L. Osden

Jun 03, 2014
Marion L. Osden

Warren — Marion L. Osden, 78, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Country Manor in Coopers Mills, after an extended illness.

Born in Industry, July 6, 1935, she was the daughter of Lewis S. and Elizabeth M. Tingley Oliver. Educated in Industry schools, she later earned her GED from Farmington High School.

After moving to Connecticut, she earned certification as a certified nurse’s assistant at Connecticut General Hospital in New Britain. She later worked as a CNA at New Britain General Hospital as well as area nursing homes. Returning to Maine, Marion worked at Fairview — Redington Hospital in Skowhegan and Maple Crest Manor in Madison.

For several years Marion volunteered with Senior Spectrum in Rockland. She was a past Salvation Army solider. A devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she enjoyed doing crafts, wallpapering, working in her vegetable gardens and quiet times at home listening to music.

Other than her parents, Marion was predeceased by siblings, Gladys, Everett, William, Thayley Raye and one grandchild, Maryann Elizabeth. She is survived by three sons, Richard J. Walauski, Jr. of Bristol, Conn., Tony L. Walauski and his wife Lynne of Swanville, James R. Osden-Charron and his partner Nelson Albert Charron of Phoenix, Ariz.; one daughter, Pamela M. Tilton of Anson; one brother, Charles A. Oliver of West Farmington; one sister-in-law, Patricia Oliver of Jackman, nine grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; as well as extended loving family and friends at Country Manor.

No services will be held at this time. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland. To share a memory or condolence with Marion’s family, please visit her Book of Memories at

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Coastal Opportunities, P.O. Box 637, Camden, ME 04843.


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