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Marjorie Kathryn Findly

July 29, 1922 - May 5, 2017

Obituary


Marjorie Kathryn Findly passed away on May 5, 2017, at the age of 94. Marjorie was born on July 29, 1922, in Americus, KS, and raised there. She graduated from Emporia State Teachers College and married Lee Bert Findly in September, 1944. They were married for 72 years. As the wife of a naval officer she travelled and lived throughout the US and Europe. Upon his retirement from the US Navy, they settled in Mclean, VA, in 1966. Marjorie taught school and later worked as a realtor in McLean. She served on the altar guild...

Marjorie Kathryn Findly passed away on May 5, 2017, at the age of 94. Marjorie was born on July 29, 1922, in Americus, KS, and raised there. She graduated from Emporia State Teachers College and married Lee Bert Findly in September, 1944. They were married for 72 years. As the wife of a naval officer she travelled and lived throughout the US and Europe. Upon his retirement from the US Navy, they settled in Mclean, VA, in 1966. Marjorie taught school and later worked as a realtor in McLean. She served on the altar guild of St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church and at Vinson Hall Chapel in McLean. Marjorie was an avid reader, loved art, and served as a docent at the National Portrait Gallery. She enjoyed playing golf and bridge at River Bend Country Club. We will miss her caring presence and warmth to her family and friends.

Marjorie is survived by her son Robert Craig Findly and wife Mary Beth of Athens, Georgia, daughter Jane Findly Marvin and husband Gary of Kingwood Texas, four grandchildren, Caroline, Ross, Kimberly, and Cody, and four great-grandchildren, Mallory, Levi, Garrett and Nora.

Services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean, VA. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the American Cancer Society.