March 29, 2017
Marcia was born the only child to the late Malcolm and Avis (Newcombe) Fairbanks on August 24, 1943 in Fitchburg, MA. She grew up and attended the schools in Fitchburg, graduating from Fitchburg High School in 1961. Marcia later earned an Associate Degree in Science & Healthcare from Becker College in 1963. She started her career as a medical secretary at Burbank Hospital and later retired as a home health aide having worked for multiple companies. Marcia was blessed with a loving family. She married the love of her life, Robert “Bob” MacMaster, on July 25, 1964. She helped raise three children with patience, discipline, and humor. During her 52 years of marriage to Bob, his career in the Air Force took them around the world to places such as Okinawa, Japan, Sembach, Germany, and various locations across the U.S. After retiring from the Air Force, they relocated to Townsend for 33 years. Among her favorite places was the seacoast of Maine vacationing with family and friends. Marcia was a loving wife, a caring mother, a proud grandmother and devoted friend to many. Marcia was dedicated to her faith in God as a long-time member of the Townsend United Methodist Church. She enjoyed decorating the church altar, teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School, volunteering at church fairs and various church suppers, and praying for all those in need. Marcia stayed active in the community by working at the Townsend Senior Center as well as the voting polls on election days. Marcia is survived by her husband, Robert; three sons. Thomas MacMaster his wife Lisa and their three children, Melissa, Trevor and Derek; Brian MacMaster and his two children, Jacob and Joseph; David MacMaster his wife Renee and their two children, Andrew and Riely.
Marcia was born the only child to the late Malcolm and Avis (Newcombe) Fairbanks on August 24, 1943 in Fitchburg, MA. She grew up and attended the schools in Fitchburg, graduating from Fitchburg High School in 1961. Marcia later earned an Associate... View Obituary & Service Information
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