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March 9, 2013

Marianna N. Wyer, 86

Wolfeboro, N.H. — Marianna N. Wyer, 86, of Wolfeboro, N.H., and formerly Swampscott, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, in Wolfeboro. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert L. Wyer.

She was the loving mother to Suzanna Wyer McNeil and her husband Paul of Barrington, N.H., and David Wyer and his wife Denise Driscoll Wyer of Reading. She was very proud of her four grandsons, Matthew McNeil and his fiancee, Gillian Dahike, of Portsmouth, N.H., Peter McNeil of Barrington, N.H. and Jeffrey and Brian Wyer of Reading. She also leaves behind her sister Connie Nutter Buckland of Quincy; her sister-in-law "Bunny" Nutter of Topsfield, along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother John Nutter; brother-in-law Charles "Buck" Buckland; and nephew Charlie Buckland.

Born April 11, 1926, in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Ralph H. and Frances (Greene) Nutter. She graduated from Swampscott High School and Colby College in Waterville, Maine. She worked briefly at the Lynn and Swampscott Public Libraries. She was a lifelong member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn and served on various boards and committees. She volunteered and supported many local organizations both in Swampscott and Wolfeboro. Her favorite place was Whippoorwill Farm in North Wolfeboro where she spent many summers as a child and enjoyed it with the whole "Nutter" family on weekends and vacations. Al and Marianna retired to Sugar Hill in Wolfeboro and continued living in North Wolfeboro during the summer.

The family wishes to thank special friend and hospice nurse Lynne Bateman for all of her love and support.

ARRANGEMENTS: There will be no calling hours. Burial will be at Green Lawn Cemetery in Nahant, at a later date. A celebration of life will be held at Whippoorwill Farm in North Wolfeboro in the summer. Donations in her memory may be made to SolAmor Hospice, 65 Lafayette Road, Suite 302, North Hampton, NH 03862. Arrangements are under the direction of Lord Funeral Home, Route 28, Wolfeboro, N.H. If you wish to express condolences or leave a fond memory, please visit www.lordfuneralhome.com.

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