Katherine Hayes Porter of White Horse Village died February 24 at age 88. A special thrill for Mimi was when her eldest son, Stephen, took her on a European tour including Paris, the Swiss Alps and Italy.Her funeral will be held Friday, March 9, 2018 at Swarthmore Presbyterian Church, 727 Harvard Avenue. Y., the oldest child and only daughter of John Brady and Marion Reynolds Baxter. Mimi’s gift for interior design was manifested in a shared passion with her daughter Marianne and Marianne’s home in Alexandria, Va.Jan’s life will be celebrated Saturday, February 10, from 2 p.m. at the Chester County Food Bank, 650 Pennsylvania Drive, Exton, PA 19341.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Chester County Food Bank or the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), She was a loving grandmother to 14 grandchildren — Aidan, Stephen and Jordan Marzo (Stephen); Andrew, Tim and Chris Marzo (Phil); Matthew, Emily, Kevin, Jacob and Mary Marzo (David), and Brady, Jack and Charlotte Kohn (Carolyn). After graduating from Wheaton College, Marilyn married the late Jay Hague, and was a teacher at New Canaan Country School.She is survived by two brothers, Brother Jordan of Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity, Silver Spring, Md., and Tom Baxter of Florida. Joseph on the Brandywine Church, Wilmington, Del., on January 25. Jay and Marilyn had two children, Tim and Susan, whom they raised in Redding, Conn. She always said her love for the ocean and a California life drew her there. She later moved to La Jolla, Calif., where she enjoyed working in property management.
Jean is survived by her children, Margaret “Peggy” Baird of Willow Grove, Nancy Elizabeth “Betsy” Murtha of Geigertown, Pa., Raymond F. She was active with the League of Women Voters, Children’s Home Foundation, ECW Chairwomen, Christmas in St. She loved traveling, sailing with Ray, playing the piano, tennis, reading, art and keeping up with her family.
Marion “Mimi” Baxter of Wilmington, Del., passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 21st, 2018 surrounded by her family. Mimi was a devout Roman Catholic and involved in several religious initiatives.
After ten wonderful years in California, Mimi returned to spend many happy years living near several of her children and grandchildren — Phil with his three children, David with his five children, and Carolyn with her three children — and was active in enjoying their activities.
Marilyn is survived by her daughter Susan, her husband Bob, and their daughters Claire and Sydney of Evergreen, Col., as well as son Tim, his wife Beth and their twins Caroline and Walker of Washington, D. Though her siblings and husband had passed, she was blessed to be very close to her nieces Lisa, Linda and Jennifer, her nephews Bill and Jeff, extended family, and amazing lifelong friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wooster School, c/o John and Marilyn Hague Scholarship Fund, 91 Miry Brook Road, Danbury, CT 06811 or at JM Hague scholarship in comments).