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11/11/2013 4:31:00 PM
Marguerite Bailey Fairfield
Aug. 7, 1935 - Nov. 8, 2013

Marguerite Bailey Fairfield, 78, of Wiscasset, died unexpectedly Nov. 8 at Maine Medical Center in Portland after a brief illness.

She was born in Hampton Falls, N.H. on Aug. 7, 1935, a daughter of Linwood A. Sr. and Rosetta (Kennerson) Bailey. She graduated from Bridge Academy in Dresden and after graduation moved to Damariscotta and was employed as a waitress at several local restaurants. On March 4, 1960 she married Schuyler Fairfield, moved to Wiscasset, and together owned and operated Fairfield Signs of Wiscasset until present.

Marguerite was a member of the First Congregational Church of Wiscasset, the Wiscasset Lions Club, the Alna Cemetery Association, and the former Business Professional Women's Club.

She enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing, quilting, knitting and especially spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Benjamin Bailey, Winthrop Bailey, and Linwood Bailey; and sister, Marjorie Colpitt Adams.

She is survived by her husband, Schuyler Fairfield Sr. of Wiscasset; sons, Donald Fairfield and wife Mary Ellen of North Haverhill, N.H., and Schuyler Fairfield Jr. and wife Megan of Andover, Mass.; daughters, Elizabeth Brown and husband Louis of Alna, Marita Fairfield of Wiscasset, and Cynthia Seigars and husband John of Alna; brother, Charles Bailey and wife Gloria of Edgecomb; sisters, Virginia "Ginny" Wright of Whitefield, Rosetta Burns of Alna, and Ernestine Lincoln of Whitefield; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Bailey of Wiscasset, and Mary Lou Bailey of Alna; grandchildren, Elaine Jane Blevins, Tiffany Fariss, Kyle Canada, Matthew Brown, Daniel Seigars, Samuel Fairfield, Marguerita Fairfield, Sabrina Fairfield, and Alec Fairfield; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be from 6-8 p.m., Fri., Nov. 15 at the First Congregational Church of Wiscasset Fellowship Hall. A celebration of Marguerite's life will be at 2 p.m., Sat., Nov. 16 at the First Congregational Church of Wiscasset. A gathering of family and friends will follow at the church fellowship hall. Burial will be at the Alna Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wiscasset Public Library, 21 High St., Wiscasset, 04578.

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Related Links:
• Daigle Funeral Home

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