Marjorie E. Oxley
Marjorie Edna (Carpenter) Oxley entered into eternal rest on August 3, 2016. She was the wife of the late Kenneth M. Oxley to whom she was married for 57 years. Born November 25, 1921 in Providence to Charles and Etta (Ford) Carpenter, she was sister of the late Raymond, Russell and Charles Carpenter, Eunice Kirk, Dorothy West and Virginia Thornton. She lived in Cranston for most of her life. She was the loving mother of four sons, Kenneth F. and his wife, Martha of Haddon Township, NJ, Martin J. and his wife, Jean of Chepachet, Randy L. of Cranston and John A. of Medway, ME and the beloved Gram of Martin J. and Melanie J. Oxley both of Cranston, Kevin L. Oxley of Haddon Township, NJ and the late Kenneth T. Oxley. She also leaves many nieces and nephews. Marge was a waitress for over 20 years at Miss Duttons in downtown Providence and then spent her later years working as a home health aide. A longtime member of Meshanticut Park Baptist Church, she was well known for her cake baking and decorating skills. She was also an avid card player and enjoyed her time at the Johnston Senior Center. Marge loved to travel, do craft projects and enjoyed time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by those who loved her. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital are appreciated. Her Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 10:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery Johnston. Visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00-7:00pm.
Barbara and Gene Folgo - 08/04/2016
We are very sorry to read that Mrs. Oxley has passed away. She was a beautiful lady inside and out. we always enjoyed our chats when she would come to see us at strand Optical. We will always remember her fondly. May she rest in peace.
Barbara Burrows - 08/04/2016
So sorry for the loss of your mom. I knew her when we were at Meshanticut Park Church.
She will be missed
Kyle Renehan - 08/04/2016
So sorry for your loss. She will be greatly missed. I still have memories of her teaching bible study class at Meshanticut Park church.
Regina Ricci - 08/04/2016
Marty and family, I am so saddened for your loss, I can't believe it, I just went on facebook and saw it today. I guess the services are over. I am so sorry, I would have been there for you but saw it too late.
God bless her and God Bless You always.
Love you Marty! xx
brad goff - 08/04/2016
So sorry to hear of your mothers' passing, Marty. I remember her at Meshanticut Church, who along with all the other great ladies would cook up a storm for the Bake Sale. My condolences to you and the whole family.
Paula Poccia Rosa - 08/04/2016
Marty and Family, my deepest sympathy for the loss of your Mother. May memories fill your life of her and may she rest in peace until you meet again.
Alice Petrone - 08/05/2016
So very sorry for the loss of your mom. Sending love & prayers to you & your family
Debbee Emery Nadeau - 08/05/2016
Oxley family So sorry for your loss of your mom. I have very fond memories at Meshanticut Park church and your mom cake making
David Zuber - 08/05/2016
John, Randy, Marty, Ken,
I am sorry for your loss. I have so many wonderful memories of your mom and all the time I spent at your home in Cranston. I always felt so welcome there, and your Mom was amazing to put up with all of us neighborhood kids.
john bell - 08/06/2016
To all the Oxley family my deepest sympathy. My thoughts and prayers will be with you
Pam nick and Melanie - 08/06/2016
Dear sweet Marjorie...you were always so kind to the single mom living next door! You will be missed by many people whose lives you touched with your kindness! Much love. Pam Nicholas and Melanie
Patrick Orabone - 08/06/2016
My condolences, I am fond of the day's hanging out with the Oxleys with John. Your mom was always so pleasant and kind.
Michael Mulvey - 08/06/2016
My condolences to you John and your family.Maybe your mother can get a card game going with Patrick and Jerry.May God bless her.
Marilyn (Foster) Wilmot - 08/06/2016
Ken, Marty, John, and Randy,
I'm so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was a special lady, who truly cared for those she helped. She was a tremendous addition to the care for my Grandmother, and Dad when they were ill, and a caring helper for my Mom after that, doing just about anything needed around the house. May you take comfort in your fond memories of her, and knowing that she touched many lives.
Ken & Jeanne Bourque - 08/06/2016
Our condolences to Marty and the whole Oxley family. We have fond memories of birthday parties with Mrs. Oxley's wonderful cakes.
Kathy Romano - 08/06/2016
So sorry for your loss Randy.
Pamela Mahon - 08/06/2016
Dear John & Family,
I was saddened to learn that your beloved Mom has passed away. I see she still had that beautiful smile and twinkle in her eye. She was a beautiful person inside and out, and I have fond memories of her at both Meshanticut Baptist Church, as well as Meshanticut Park Elementary School. Fly high with the other angels, Mrs. Oxley! You were one of a kind. God Bless.
Lori Litwiller, Myron T. James and Myron M. James - 08/07/2016
Dear Oxley Family,
We are so very sad to hear of Aunt Margie's passing. I know she was one of mom's (Joyce's) very favorite people in the world and all of us loved her as well. She was a very kind and beautiful person with a great smile and laugh. Please accept our very heartfelt condolences. We will be making a donation to St. Jude in her name.
David Bradley - 08/08/2016
Dear Friends: Please accept my condolences on the passing of your mother. She was a great lady and was also my Sunday School teacher in 1960.
Sharon Zuber - 08/09/2016
Dear Ken, John, Randy, and Marty,
My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your mother. Her home was always welcoming, and she gave to so many through her baking, caring, and now through her legacy that will continue through each of you.
Jim & Carolyn Splan - 08/16/2016
To the Oxley family:
We are so sorry for your loss. Marge was one of a kind - what a beautiful soul. She will always be loved and forever missed!!