Marie Elaine Grissom - Scituate

Marie Elaine Grissom - Scituate

Marie Elaine (Salisbury) Grissom, 67, of North Scituate, R.I., passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Preston and Gladys (Tinkham) Salisbury and was the loving wife of Ernest R. Grissom for 47 years.

She is survived by her sons, Christopher and his wife Jamie, Kevin, and her granddaughters, Lindsey and Victoria. She was the sister to Wilson, Sherrill and Janice; and aunt to several nieces and nephews.

Marie worked for the United States Postal Service. Her career began as a clerk in a one-room office in Clayville where she worked many years and later as Postmaster until taking an opportunity in field operations in Providence. Before retiring in 2002 as Postmaster of Coventry, R.I., she had helped by serving many other communities as well.

Marie served her community in many ways. She spent many years active in the Scituate Ambulance Corps, was an active member of her church family where she taught and gave of her time in many outreach programs.

She loved gardening, cooking, canning, sewing, painting and camping. Family was always a priority in her life, and we will carry this on for her.

Visiting hours Friday May 16, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. in the TUCKER-QUINN Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Ave. (Rt. 44) Greenville. Her funeral will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 10 a.m. in the North Scituate Advent Christian Church, 212 Rockland Rd., N. Scituate, RI. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the N. Scituate Advent Christian Church will be appreciated. Information and Condolences, visit