Marion F. Skehan, 73, died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 at her residence in Searsmont. She was born in Searsmont on Jan. 14, 1938 to Lawrence and Hilda (Rice) Harriman.

Marion worked for many years at Corning in Medfield, Mass., then worked at many stores locally such as Ames, Rite-Aid and B&M Market. She was a member of Rebekahs #89 OES of Bridgewater, Mass.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Melvin; and her daughter, Pamela Jean.

Marion is survived by her children, Linda Gibbs of Searsmont, Rosalie Dionne of Massachusetts and Audrey Owens of Tennessee; her stepdaughter, Patricia Skehan of Massachusetts; her brothers and sisters, Gertrude Morgan of Florida, Lawrence Harriman Jr. of Texas and Darryl Harriman of Georgia; special friend, Marie Fuller; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call Monday, Dec. 26, from 4-6 p.m. at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast where funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 10 a.m., with Rev. Ken Davenport officiating. Interment will take place Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 1 p.m., at Canton Corner Cemetery, Canton, Mass.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at: ripostafh.com.