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“It is always difficult to say good-bye to loved one, without the shedding of tears. I pray that God will comfort you, heart, soul and spirit in the...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Dorothy Parker

“We are so sorry for your loss. There are so many fond memories of Marion coming to Vermont for Fake Thanksgiving. I still recall her Little Red...Read More »
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“my condolences to the family ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Arthur Tanguay

“You are fortunate Marion lived a long and blessed life.  I was  happy to have seen her and her family a few years ago at an...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Carol (Munter) Nicolaides

“THE ERSKINE FAMILY, WE OFFER OUR CONDOLENCES AND PRAYERS TO ALL OF YOU. AUNT MARION WAS AN OUTSTANDING PERSON WITH LOTS OF FAITH. I THINK BACK TO...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: DAVID & MARCIA ERSKIN - FL

“Kathy and family,So sorry for your loss. May your lifetime of wonderful memories comfort you at this time. You are all in my prayers. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jeannine Huot - FL

“TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by Margaret Erskine Puckett and Linda Garrish Thomas.God never sees His children die; He simply sees them coming...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Margaret Puckett

“Jane and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Stella Lareau ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Stella Lareau

“SOFT AND SWEET MEMORIES STANDING SPRAY was sent by Ellen (Bogrett) Gray.With my deepest sympathies to all family members and friends of Mrs. Erskine....Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Ellen Gray

“Dear Jane and Family, I am so saddened with the passing of your Mom.  Mrs. Erskine was always a person who was so full of kindness,...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Ellen (Bogrett) Gray


Marion B. Erskine, 98, of Manchester, NH, passed away January 30, 2016 at The Manor At Birch Hill Terrace.

Marion was born September 12, 1917 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Witalius & Alice (Wilcomb) Backer. She was a graduate of Manchester Central High School as well as Hesser College and was alifelong resident of this community.

Prior to retirement, Marion was employed with Manchester Credit Bureau for many years.

Marion was a longtime active member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, having been a member since the age of 12. She was also very active with the Daughters of Scotia as well as the Salvation Army Womens Auxiliary.

Marion was pre-deceased by her husband, Harold G. Erskine.

Family includes three children, C. Richard Erskine and his wife, Kathy, Bruce Erskine and his wife, Helen and Jane McCoy and her husband, Brian; six grandchildren, Kate Erskine, Greg Erskine, Michael Erskine, Mark Erskine, Tim McCoy and Ryan McCoy; four great-grandchildren, Cora Erskine-McWhirter, Margo Erskine-McWhirter, Thomas Erskine and Lucy McCoy; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine Street, corner of Harrison Street in Manchester.

Funeral Service will be conducted on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, corner of Smyth and Bruce Roads in Manchester. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Manchester.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Birch Hill Terrace – Benevolent Fund, 200 Alliance Way, Manchester, NH, 03102 and/or Visiting Nurses Association of Manchester, 1070 Holt Ave., Manchester, NH, 03109.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit CateJohnson.com.