Marion Gavaza, of Plymouth, Mass., died of a lengthy illness March 29, 2008. She was 89.
Gavaza was born in 1919 to Judge James Kirby and Elizabeth Kirby in Whitman, Mass.
She is survived by relatives, including a daughter, Joanne, and her husband, Rodney Lighthizer; and grandchildren Jamie Mondeau of Craig and Aaron Mondeau of Denton, Texas.
Services will be announced at a later date.