Mar­lene M. Hubbard

Dorchester Star - - Obituaries -

CAM­BRIDGE — Mar­lene M. Hubbard, 84, of Cam­bridge, MD, passed away at UMSMC at Eas­ton on Mon­day, Aug. 8, 2016, with her lov­ing fam­ily by her side. She had been in de­clin­ing health for the last sev­eral months. She was born in Syra­cuse, NY on March 17, 1932, and was the daugh­ter of the late Harold Leo and Eleanor F. Thomp­son Meyer.

As a young girl, her fam­ily moved to Havre de Grace, MD, where she grad­u­ated from Havre de Grace High School in 1948. Among her many achieve­ments, she was home­com­ing queen in high school and col­lege, she was first run­ner up in the 1948 Miss Mary­land Pageant, and she at­tended Wash­ing­ton Col­lege grad­u­at­ing with hon­ors in 1952 with a de­gree in bi­ol­ogy.

It was at Wash­ing­ton Col­lege that she met her hus­band, the late Mil­ton “Mickey” Hubbard Jr. They set­tled in Cam­bridge where she was a teacher for 35 years, teach­ing at sev­eral Dorch­ester County schools such as Cam­bridge Ju­nior High School, St. Clair El­e­men­tary School and Sandy Hill El­e­men­tary School. She re­tired in 1994, and kept ac­tive with the Dorch­ester Re­tired Ed­u­ca­tors, serv­ing as Pres­i­dent for two years as well as on the Board of Direc­tors for many years. She also was in charge of the Sun­shine Club un­til two years ago. She was also a mem­ber of the Mary­land Re­tired School Per­son­nel, Na­tional Ed­u­ca­tion As­so­ci­a­tion, and a 50 year mem­ber of Grace United Methodist Church.

She was a de­voted mother, grand­mother, teacher and friend who ded­i­cated her life to self­lessly serv­ing oth­ers. She is sur­vived by sons Scott Hubbard of Cam­bridge, Mark Hubbard and wife Dawn of East New Mar­ket, Matthew Hubbard and com­pan­ion Brandy of Cam­bridge, and daugh­ter Mindy Can­non and hus­band Ray of Seaford, DE. Also sur­viv­ing are grand­sons Adam Hubbard of Hur­lock, Ben and Nick Hubbard of Cam­bridge, and Zachary Can­non of Seaford, DE., a brother Wayne and wife Edie Meyer of Ocean Pines, many cousins, nieces and neph­ews and many dear friends. Be­sides her par­ents and hus­band, she was pre­ceded in death by sev­eral aunts and a grand­son Grant Hubbard.

A fu­neral ser­vice will be held at 1 p.m. Mon­day, Aug. 15, at Thomas Fu­neral Home, P.A. in Cam­bridge, with Rev. Dou­glas M. Ri­d­ley of­fi­ci­at­ing. Fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions can be made in her name to a char­ity of one’s choice.

MAR­LENE M. HUBBARD

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