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Mattie Ranger Marco

Nov 21, 2020

MILFORD – Mattie Ranger Marco, 90, died November 7, 2020 from a brief illness in her home with her children by her side. She was born in Farmington, ME on November 26, 1929 to Otto Ranger and Hazel (Chandler) Ranger.

She graduated Deering H.S., Portland, ME in 1948, and Gorham State Teachers College, ME in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Mattie had two husbands; Frederick L. Hill (Deceased) married 1953-1969, and William I. Marco Sr. (Deceased) married 1971-1989.

She was employed 15 years at the Milford Middle School (1978-1994) as the 8th grade Reading teacher.

Mattie touched so many hearts through teaching, church families, neighbors and her own extended families. She loved organizing events, playing games (Cribbage, Dominos, etc.), and taking day and overnight trips.

Mattie is predeceased by her son; Gary W. Hill November 2012, and brother; Howard Ranger on Easter Sunday 2020.

She is survived by two sons; Steven F. Hill and wife Charlene of Farmington, NH, and William I. Marco Jr. of Fryeburg, ME, her daughter; Susan E. Duby and husband Richard of Nashua, NH, six grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, her brother Harlan of Milford, DE, and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. A “Celebration of Life” will be held by invitation only due to Covid-19 restrictions.

In Lieu of flowers, please make donations to:

Home, Health, Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054


Cornerstone Bible Church

PO Box 545

Brookline, NH 03033