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“My deepest condolences to you and yours. May she be eternally embraced by Angels and live on forever in the hearts of those who loved her. ”
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“my condolences to Mardy's family on the loss of a truly brilliant and funny lady. Mardy would introduce me to her daughters each and every time they...Read More »
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“At our Trinity Church Nursing Home Service, she was known as Bar harbor Mardy. She was a regular at our Sunday service and her contribution was to...Read More »
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“I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the family of Mardy, on her passing. I was her hairdresser for five years while working at...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Irene Litos - Farmington, CT

“I always enjoyed Mardys' sense of humor. We had a lot of laughs together. It was always a great visit on Kentucky Derby Day. Probably my favorite...Read More »
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Marjorie "Mardy" Adeline (Clark) Nielsen, 87, of Granby, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 24, 2015 in Granby. Born in Brockton, MA on March 11, 1928, daughter of the late Milton Bradley and Helen (Mildred) Pope Clark, she was raised in Hull, MA and had spent most of her life in Dexter, ME. Mardy was a graduate of Hingham High School in Hingham, MA and after high school she continued her education at Bryant & Stratton Business College in Boston, MA graduating with the Class of 1947. Mardy worked for many years as the assistant county supervisor for the Farmers Home Administration (FHA) in the United States Department of Agriculture in Dover-Foxcroft, ME. She retired in 1989 after over 20 years of service. After her retirement, she moved to Fort Myers, FL where she volunteered at a local hospital and cared for her mother until her passing. She moved to Granby in 2000 to be closer to her family. As a young woman, Mardy enjoyed skiing, playing tennis, and hiking, especially Mt. Katahdin in Maine. She loved spending summers at her family's camp on Lake Wassookeag in Dexter, ME and she was a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan. She was an avid reader, enjoyed completing crossword puzzles, and playing Bingo. Mardy loved animals, especially dogs, and she won numerous Frisbee competitions with her last dog, Chris. More recently, Mardy had served as President of the Resident Association at Meadowbrook of Granby. A proud member of Alcoholics Anonymous for over 40 years, Mardy attended group meetings in Maine, Florida, and Connecticut, and loved helping others. While living in Dexter, ME, she was a member of the First Baptist Church for many years. She leaves four daughters, Sonja M. Revelle and her husband Donald of Manteo, NC, Susan H. Chiaparas and her husband Lt. Col. Michael Chiaparas, US Army Retired of Centreville, VA, Judith L. Sawtelle of Templeton, MA, and MSGT Heidi K. Worcester, USAF Retired and her husband MSGT Roy Worcester, USAF Retired of Ashford; six grandchildren, Niko Chiapara and his wife Jessica of Charlotte, NC, Courtney Chiaparas of Fairfax, VA, Kristina Chiaparas of Santa Maria, CA, SGT Eric Sawtelle, US Army Retired and his wife Leah of Gardner, MA, Brian Mason and his wife Jocelyn of Palo Alto, CA, and Jennifer Moyer and her husband Alex of Palmyra, PA; three great grandchildren; and her stepmother, Virginia Whitmore of Whitman, MA. She was predeceased by a brother, Bernard A. Clark; and her former husband, Dr. Odd S. Nielsen. A celebration of Mardy's life will be held in August in Dexter, MA. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Vicki Griswold, Chef Dave, Santa John, and the Recreation Department at Meadowbrook of Granby for their care and support over the last several years. While living in Granby, Mardy loved going to the Granby Public Library. The family has requested that donations in memory of Mardy be made to the Granby Public Library, 15 North Granby Rd., Granby, CT 06035. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.