Miriam J. Willey, age 68, of Bucktown, Cambridge, MD, died Sunday morning, September 26, 2010 at her daughter’s home.
Born October 11, 1941 in Cambridge, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Herbert Riley North, Sr. and Oseola Abbott North.
On November 22, 1957 she married John A. Willey. He died on September 9, 2001.
Mrs. Willey was a devoted member of Bucktown United Methodist Church and had enjoyed assisting in the organization of the church bazaars and luncheons.
Mrs. Willey retired in 2001 from the shipping department at Airpax.
Mrs. Willey was an extensive traveler and was fortunate to see most of the world. She enjoyed shopping, casinos and attending luncheons with her fellow former co workers. She was proud of her family and loved them very much.
Surviving are two daughters Barbara Harrison and her husband Franklin of Cambridge, Teresa Robinson and her husband Steve of Cambridge; four grandchildren John Lee Harrison, Ashley Ellis, Stephanie Joseph, Christie Wingate, eight great-grandchildren Andrew Joseph, Alexander Joseph, Ava Joseph, Chase Harrison, Alyssa Harrison, Chloe Harrison, Brayde Ellis and Noah Ellis; three siblings Rebecca Lowe Trice and her husband Walt of Trappe, Herbert Riley North, Jr. and his wife Joyce of Griffiths Neck, Cambridge, and Thelma Emily Cook and her husband William of Cambridge; several nieces and nephews; many friends including her special friend Peggy James of Cambridge.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 30th at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A., where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Officiating at the service will be The Rev. Mary Ann Farnell, Pastor. Interment will follow at Bucktown United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jamie Brohawn, Ralph Lewis, John Harrison, Troy Ellis, Shawn Wingate and Walt Trice. Billy Joe Lowe will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made by sending memorial offerings to Bucktown United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Barbara Harrison, 2987 Greenbrier Rd., Cambridge, MD 21613.
Thursday September 30, 2010 , 12:00 - 1:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home
Thursday September 30, 2010 , 1:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home
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October 11, 1941
Place of Birth:
Cambridge, MD USA
September 26, 2010
Place of Death:
Cambridge, MD USA