Marilyn Elizabeth (Perkins) Lewandowski, 82, of Blackstone, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 9. Born in Wellesley, she was the daughter of the late Anita (Sumner) and Paul Perkins. She was the wife of George Lewandowski of Blackstone, formerly of Hopkinton.
Marilyn had a strong Christian faith and lived her life for Jesus. She was a loving homemaker who took pleasure in bird watching, taking long walks, singing around her home, reading and completing puzzles. She was always moving fast and especially enjoyed time spent with her niece, Lori Lussier, and playing games with her grandchildren. Marilyn was involved with Meals on Wheels for many years and assisted the elderly at her local senior center.
Besides her husband, Marilyn is survived by five children, Dana Meade and his wife, Leisa, of Douglas, Melissa Wattu and her husband, Keith, of Fort Mill, South Carolina, Stephanie Lacker and her husband, Mitch, of Dalton, Donald Meade and his wife, Susan, of Blackstone, and Andrea Schleyer and her husband, Russell, of Millville. She also leaves behind 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, her sister-in-law, Joyce Perkins of Ashland, and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her siblings, Paul Perkins and Virginia Calhoun and her husband, Alan.
A funeral service was held Jan. 17 at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton (ChesmoreFuneralHome.com). Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville.