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Marilyn L. (Bott) Milks

February 27, 1934 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 83) 83 Years Old

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Graveside Service
June 22, 2018

1:00 PM
St. Joseph's Cemetery
Bell Street
North Brookfield, MA 01535

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North Brookfield - Marilyn L. (Bott) Milks of Spring Street, died peacefully on Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Traditions Assisted Living Home in Dedham, due to vascular dementia.

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 61 years, John J. Milks; three sons, Lt. Col. John Kevin Milks, USAF Ret. and his companion Martha Nykiel of Dedham, Daniel Milks and his wife Laura of Simpsonville, SC, and David Milks and his companion Lita Basconcillo of Kaneohe, HI; three daughters, Melinda Tripp and her husband John Tripp of North Brookfield, Mary Milks of Woodstock Ct, and Marilyn’s caregiver and daughter, Cara Caporelli and her husband Carmine Caporelli of Taunton; her loving sister, Nan Tschudi of San Angelo, TX; 11 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 

Marilyn was born in Dubuque, Iowa on Feb 27, 1934 to Freda (Schnee) Bott and J. Earle Bott and graduated from Visitation Academy in Dubuque in 1952.  She married the love of her life John, in 1956 and moved to Massachusetts and enjoyed spending her winters in Palm Springs.

Marilyn was a lifelong homemaker who lived for her family.  She loved reading, quilting, and most of all dancing.  She was a longtime member of St Joseph's Parish in North Brookfield. Marilyn was a kind and gentle soul, full of love and devotion to others and will be greatly missed by all.

A Graveside Service for Marilyn will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in North Brookfield.  There are no calling hours.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3100, Woburn, MA 01801.  Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., West Brookfield is assisting her family with arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Compassionate Care Hospice
800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3100, Woburn MA 01801

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