The following are obituaries for Stoughton residents or those with Stoughton ties for the week of November 25-30, 2012.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Marilyn (Mynahan) Fiske Marilyn Mynahan Fiske, age 64, of Abington, formerly of Lynn, died Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Boston Medical Center. At the time of her death, she was a teacher at the Gibbons Elementary School in the Stoughton. She had worked for over 27 years as a reading/literacy specialist in the Stoughton Schools. She was the daughter of the late William "Stanny" Mynahan and Muriel Mynahan of Lynn. Marilyn was a graduate of St. Mary's High School, Lynn, Class of 1964. She went on to study at Emmanuel College and later completed her Master's Degree, in Reading, from Northeastern University. Her greatest joy came from her two granddaughters, Ema & Bella Fiske. Marilyn will always be remembered for her generous heart and love …
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REMEMBERING A BELOVED TEACHER: Marilyn Fiske, a reading teacher at the Gibbons Elementary School, unexpectedly passed away this Thanksgiving, November 22, 2012, at the age of 64. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marguerite Rizzi wrote, "Marilyn has been a reading teacher for the Stoughton Public Schools for over 27 years. During her tenure, she served as a remedial teacher in the summer school program, served on curriculum review committees, as well as volunteered as a mentor in our new teacher mentoring program." Gibbons School principal Lynne Jardin told About Town, "There aren't enough words to describe her. She was an amazing person. There was no child she didn't touch. She always had a smile on her face and a positive attitude. She …