The Sherry family is announcing the passing of Marjorie J. Sherry of Vero Beach, FL, Newburyport, MA, and East Dennis Cape Cod. Margie was the widow of William J. Sherry. She died peacefully on the morning of Sunday June 9, 2019, just a month shy of her 88 th birthday.
Margie lived a very full life, having travelled the world, raising 2 children, going to the beach at the DYC, and cheering on the Boston Celtics. She was an avid reader, often indulging at least 2-4 books a week. With that much reading, it was natural that she found crossword puzzles to be her favorite activity. The New York Times was the ultimate test each week. Her love of music was far reaching, being a skilled pianist and finding a catchy beat in any genre. She was kind, always smiling, and quick with the "one-liners".
She was a tough little lady for sure. She overcame alcoholism in 1984 simply by making a conscious choice. She never cared what people thought of her, whether she was clapping the loudest to a show tune at the Boston Opera House or sending back a meal that didn't quite meet her expectations. She always got what she wanted. Some of her favorite quips: 'Tm one tough broad!" or, "we do the best we can and if you don't like it, stuff it up your kabookie". She certainly was a spitfire of a gal who definitely lived her life to the fullest.
Nana Margie loved her family. She never missed an opportunity to send a card on even obscure holidays, complete with a small thoughtful treat, or plan an exciting trip to Atlantis or Turks and Caicos on her dime.
She is proudly survived by her two sons Billy and Tim, her Daughter-in-Law Heather, and her two grandchildren Lauren Kelly and JoJo. Her sharp wit and loving attention will be missed, but the lasting imprint of her will be carried by her family in everything they do.
Not being much for societal norm, her wish is to have her ashes spread in Cape Cod Bay in lieu of formal services. Any condolences to the family can be expressed via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or donation to The Alzheimer's Association.