Marguerite M. Linscott, obituary

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON-  Marguerite M. Linscott, 72, passed away unexpectedly at the Sussman House, on January 31, 2019. 

Marguerite was born in Washington, Maine to Robert R. Linscott and Doris Finn Linscott.  Marguerite attended Union High School where she graduated valedictorian, Class of 1964.   Marguerite continued on to become a hairdresser and she taught at Central Beauty School in Augusta, Maine.  Her students gave her the nickname “teach.”

Her students described her as tough but thorough.  Marguerite took great pride in what she did which made her one of the best in the business.  She was nominated for Best of the Best award in 2004 reader’s poll for her work.  After teaching she worked as a hairdresser at Mahogany in Camden, Maine and at The Cutting Room in Camden, Maine until her retirement.

In her spare time Marguerite enjoyed working outside in her flower and vegetable gardens, cooking, and working around the house. She was an avid animal lover. She enjoyed having the company of wildlife and had a special bond with her cats and her dog, Cindy.

Marguerite was predeceased by her father Robert in 1988, mother Doris in 2002, and oldest brother Robert Linscott in 2019.  She is survived by her two brothers Mahlon Linscott and wife Barbara of Washington, Berkley Linscott and wife Nancy of Washington, sister-in-law Janice Linscott of Union, nephews Richard Linscott and his wife Kimberly of Washington, Milton Linscott and his wife Pamela of Florida, David Linscott and his wife Christina of Topsham, great nephews Benjamin Linscott of Florida and Harrison Linscott and wife Catherine of Union.

At Marguerite’s request there will be no services. 

In lieu of flowers,please consider a donation to the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME  04841.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hall’s of Waldoboro. Condolences may be shared at