Marilyn T. (Leaver) Healy

July 7, 2018


Marilyn T. (Leaver) Healy, 88, of Fairhaven, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, July 7, 2018. She was the loving wife of 64 years to Milton W. Healy.

Born and raised in New Bedford, daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Jane (Marshall) Leaver, she settled in Fairhaven 64 years ago where she was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church. Marilyn graduated from New Bedford High School and later worked as an operator for A&A Answering Service after raising her family.
Marilyn was very athletic and in high school enjoyed diving and swimming. She later played golf, tennis, volleyball and bowled. She loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband; four sons, Milton W. Healy, Jr. and his wife Cheryl of Fairhaven, Robert D. Healy and his wife May Ellen of Cape Coral, FL, Bradford J. Healy and his wife Lori and William C. Healy all of New Bedford; two daughters, Lynne A. Manley and her husband Thomas of East Freetown and Lauri E. Bertrand and her husband Timothy of Fairhaven; 14 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Healy was the sister of the late Thomas and Dennis "Mike" Leaver.

Calling hours are Tuesday, from 4-7pm, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.

Her funeral will be Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at 9:00am, from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10:00am, in St. Joseph's Church, Fairhaven. Interment will be in Acushnet Cemetery.

Calling Hours

JUL 10. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719


JUL 11. 9:00 AM (EDT)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

Funeral Mass

JUL 11. 10:00 AM (EDT)

St. Joseph Church
74 Spring St.
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

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