Marilyn P. Tibbetts, 86, died Aug. 8 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor. She was born Jan. 3, 1932 in Boothbay Harbor to Luther Pinkham and Laura Gilpatrick Pinkham. Marilyn grew up in Boothbay Harbor and graduated from Boothbay Harbor High School in the class of 1949.
She married Leon Tibbetts on Jan. 7, 1950. Together they owned and operated the Broken Anchor Fish Market in the 1960s and the business grew into the Broken Anchor Restaurant in the 1970s. Marilyn enjoyed working and seeing all of the people who stopped to eat or visit. She enjoyed music, going to dances, and spending quality time with her dear family and friends. She also enjoyed working on crossword puzzles with her dear friend, Jane Hutchins.
She was a member of the Boothbay Harbor United Methodist Church and the Susanna Wesley women’s group at the church.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Leon Tibbetts; sisters, Marion Jones, Bessy Emerson, Estella Kelly, Lydia Simpson, and Gail Simmons; and brothers, Bradford, Kenneth, and Henry Pinkham.
She is survived by son, David Tibbetts of Boothbay Harbor; daughter, Lauretta Davis of Shirley Mills; grandchildren, Evelyn Leigh Tibbetts of Boothbay Harbor, and Bradford Leon Tibbetts of Boothbay Harbor; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends are welcome to join the family for a time of visitation from 4-6 p.m., Mon., Aug. 13 at Hall Funeral Home, 975 Wiscasset Rd., Boothbay.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marilyn’s name may be made to Boothbay Harbor United Methodist Church, 81 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538; or Fisherman’s Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 304, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538.
Condolences may be shared at hallfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall’s of Boothbay.