Cartwright Funeral Homes


SCHENCK, Marilyn M. “Marnie” (Holbrook), of Holbrook, formerly of Randolph, passed away unexpectedly, after a brief illness on August 2, 2021, at the age of 78. Born in Brockton, Marnie grew up in Randolph and graduated from Randolph High School. She later moved to Holbrook where she was a fixture walking around the town and talking with everyone she met. She was a member of the Holbrook Council of Aging and in her free time she enjoyed reading and country music. A devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend, Marnie will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Marilyn was the wife of the late Richard Schenck. Loving mother of Robert Gogan of Whitensville and Bonnie Schenck and her significant other, Michael Starr of Chelsea. Devoted sister of Alfred M. Holbrook, Jr. and his wife Jean of Holbrook and the late Arthur Holbrook and his wife Elizabeth of Abington. Dear aunt to Mark Holbrook, Michael Holbrook, Bethany Holbrook and the late Timothy Holbrook. Also survived by many great nieces, great nephews and friends. The family would like to give a special thanks to Jean and Liz Holbrook for there wonderful care of Marilyn for many years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Memorial Visiting hours on Thursday, August 5th, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM in the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St. (RT. 37), Holbrook. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, August 6th at 11:00 AM in the Hanover First Baptist Church, 580 Webster St., Hanover, MA. Burial will be private. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit

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