Marilyn F. Higham

Marilyn F. (Blagden) Higham of Somerset, died Dec. 30 at the Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. She was 80. Born on Feb. 23, 1924, she was the wife of Douglas H. Higham and was a daughter of the late William and Clora (Marchant) Blagden.

Mrs. Higham lived in Vineyard Haven and was a resident of Osterville for more than 35 years and she moved to Somerset several years ago. She was a graduate of Barnstable High School. She worked as a clerk at the Medisave Drugstore in Martha's Vineyard for many years, retiring in 1982.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Higham is survived by a daughter, Sharon L. Silva of Somerset; two sons, William D. Higham of Oak Bluffs and Thomas B. Higham of Hyannis; a sister, Wilma Baker of Orleans; five grandchildren and two nieces.

Services are private. Arrangements are by the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals in Somerset.