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Marlene Ann (Nixon) "The Grand" Kirkegard
December 23, 2023
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In Taunton, December 23, 2023 Marlene Ann “The Grand” (Nixon) Kirkegard wife of the late Neil Kirkegard died at Morton Hospital in Taunton at the age of 85. Born and educated in Dighton, Marlene was the daughter of the late William and Annie (Poole) Nixon. She was a retired factory worker, working for many different silver companies in Taunton. She was the mother of Debbie Ritchie and her husband Tom of Taunton, Denise Helides of Taunton and Greg Helides of Raynham. Loving grandmother “The Grand” of Kevin Ritchie and his wife Rebecca of Taunton, Kate Ritchie and her husband Richard Mello of Taunton and Matthew Albernaz of Swansea. Great Grandmother of Carter, Evan and Tommy Ritchie of Taunton and Kora Mello of Taunton. Calling hours will be held at the O’Keefe-Wade Funeral Home 70 Washington Street in Taunton on Thursday, December 28th from 5-7 Pm followed by a service at 7 PM. Interment will be private. Visit our website www.okeefewade.com to sign the online guestbook, view obituaries and obtain directions.