Marjorie  Sirrine

Obituary of Marjorie Sirrine

Marjorie was the only child of Harry and Emma (Bennet) Smith, she attended Putnam High and went on to graduate from Vassar in 1947. Marge married Paul Storm (Divorced) and had her only daughter, Elizebeth. She married Fred R. Sirrine in 1957 later having her only son, Travis. Marjorie and Fred celebrated sixty-five years of marriage before his passing in October of 2022. Marjorie had a long career in radio at WINY from 1954 until 1978, She hosted “Women’s World” a daily half hour talk show, one of few female hosted shows at the time. She did many broadcasts and advertisements for Bugbee’s Department Store. She went on to be the librarian at Pomfret Public Library for over twenty years before retiring. She spent much of her free time volunteering on Day Kimball Women’s Board, CHHC, First Congregational Church of Pomfret and many others. Always devoted to family and friends, she will be missed.

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