WINTHROP - Marion H. Cobb, 79, of Winthrop took the hand of her promised Savior on Friday, Dec. 30, 2005. Marion died peacefully at the St. Marguerite d'Youville Pavilion in Lewiston, where she was surrounded by the love of her children, grandchildren, family and friends. \r\r\n\r\r\nThe daughter of Frank H. and Alice P. Hyatt, she was born on Dec. 23, 1926, in Winthrop and graduated from Winthrop High School. \r\r\n\r\r\nSoon after high school, Marion met and married Richard 'Chick' Cobb and moved to the well-known area farm. While living on the dairy farm, Marion and Chick raised seven children and lived close to many other Cobb relatives, who are still close to heart. Marion was known for her generous spirit, kind heart, love of nature, beautiful flower and vegetable gardens, plus her lifelong commitment to the Catholic Church and the Catholic Women's Club. \r\r\n\r\r\nThree sisters, Margery Bellemare of Augusta, Gladys Blanchard of Winthrop, and Mary Hall of Alpharetta, Ga.; and one brother, Richard Hyatt of Warren, Ohio, survive Marion. She is also survived by her seven children, Anne Bird and her husband, Robert, and daughter Jennifer of Des Plaines, Ill., Judy Fernald and her husband, Richard, and daughters Kate, Erin and Kathryn of Hampden, Kevin Cobb and his wife, Carol, and his children, Jessica, Justin and Kristen, of Winthrop, Patricia Cobb of Shrewsbury, Mass., David 'Joe' Cobb and his sons, Tyler and Riley, of Winthrop, Richard Cobb and his wife, Peggy, and daughters Becky and Abby of Winthrop, and Stephen Cobb and his wife, Suzette, and sons Tristan, Avery and Micah of Turner Falls, Mass.; one great-grandson, Nathan; two sisters-in-law, Aldea 'Red' Cobb and Pauline Cobb; plus many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Marion was predeceased by her husband, Richard 'Chick' Cobb; one brother; three sisters; and a special daughter-in-law, Pamela O. Cobb. \r\r\n\r\r\nFriends and relatives are invited to share memories while celebrating her life 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, at Roberts Funeral Home, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Winthrop, with the Rev. Brian Blanchette officiating. The family invites you to join them, following Mass, in the Parish Hall of St. Francis church, where the Catholic Women's Club will host a reception. A spring interment is planned at the Cobb lot in Glenside Cemetery, Winthrop. \r\r\n\r\r\nDonations in Marion's memory made be made to: Catholic Women's Club, c/o St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Winthrop, ME 04364.