Marilyn A. (Dixon) Robie, 77, wife of Donald F. Robie of 33
Central Street, Ipswich, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in the
Anna Jacques Hospital, Newburyport following her long illness.
Born in Hawthorne, NJ October 28, 1935 she was the daughter of
the late Eugene W. and Carrie (Anderson) Dixson. Raised in New
Jersey she relocated with family to Winthrop, Maine where she
finished school, graduating from the Winthrop High School, Class
of 1954. She continued her education at the Gates Business
College in Augusta where she trained for her twenty-nine year
employment with the Maine Dept. of Education. Married in 1977
the Robies made their home in Augusta. They later lived in Old
Orchard, ME coming to Ipswich 2005.
Mrs. Robie was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in
Augusta and the Immanuel Baptist Church in Ipswich. She was an
accomplished organist having given lessons for over thirty-eight
In addition to her husband of thirty-six years she is survived
by a brother, Ronald Dixon of Minnesota and brother-in-law
Richard A. Robie and his family of Ipswich.
Her funeral service will be held Thursday July 25 at 10 am in
the Immanuel Baptist Church, 45 Central St., Ipswich, MA 01938
followed by interment in the New Highland Cemetery, Ipswich.
Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Arrangements are
under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of
Ipswich. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her name
may be made to the Immanuel Baptist Church or a charity of