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Marjorie Veitch, 95, of New Canaan

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Marjorie Murfin Veitch of New Canaan died June 7 at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan. She was 95. 

Born June 7, 1917, in Pittsburgh, Pa., Veitch was the daughter of Gertrude and Godfrey Murfin. She attended Southern Seminary School in Buena Vista, Va., and Chatham College in Pittsburgh. She married James Veitch III and lived in Fairfield for many years. 

While living as a homemaker in Fairfield, Veitch was a member of the Greens Farms Garden Club and Trinity Episcopal Church in Southport. She moved to the New Canaan Inn in 1990. 

Veitch was predeceased by her husband, James Veitch III; a daughter, Holly K. Burns; a son, James Murfin Veitch; and a daughter-in-law, Karen L. Veitch. She is survived by a son, Andy Veitch, of New Canaan; and three step-grandsons. 

There will be a memorial service at a later date. County Cremation Service in Fairfield is handling the arrangements. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Waveny Care Center, 3 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT 06840.

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