Marilyn M. Ori

Marilyn M. Ori, 96, died peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Langdon Place of Keene.

Daughter of the late Alphonse and Mina (Loveland) Bargeron, Marilyn was born in 1923 and was raised in Irving, Mass. She graduated from Orange (Mass.) High School, Class of 1941.

Her seven sisters, two brothers and father, Alphonse, toured throughout New England as a popular band known as the “Musical Bargerons.” Marilyn was a singer and played tenor saxophone.

Marilyn, and her husband, Joe, raised their children in New York. They moved to New Hampshire in the 1970s, and lived their remaining years in Keene. Marilyn retired after 20 years from Smiths Medical, formally known as Concord-Portex.

She is survived by her daughter, Janis Ori, and son, Philip Ori; three grandchildren: Adam Ori, Kassandra Ori-McKenney and Grace Davis; three great-grandchildren: Madeline and Colin McKenney, and Kate Ori; and a sister Janice Aldrich. She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 50 years, Joseph Ori, as well as six sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services for Mrs. Ori were private.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

The Foley Funeral Home of Keene is assisting the family with the arrangements. To offer online condolences to the family or to share special memories, please visit