January 1, 1929 ~ July 6, 2021

Born in: Buffalo, NY
Resided in: Hamden, CT

Marian Lois Coward Page passed away peacefully at Connecticut Hospice on July 6, 2021. She was born on New Year’s Day, January 1, 1929, in Buffalo, NY to Harry and Marian Coward.
Marian graduated from Buffalo Seminary and Endicott College. After college she spent time traveling in Europe and working in New York City. She met and fell in love with Peter Page of New Haven, CT. They wed in 1955. Marian and Peter established their home in Hamden, CT where they raised their family of five. They were actively involved in the community and their church. Marian was a member of the Junior League of New Haven, Spring Glen Congregational Church, Yale’s “Around the World Wives,” and The New Haven Lawn Club. Marian also enjoyed skiing, tennis, paddle tennis, the NH Symphony, and, of course, Yale hockey games. At age 55, Marian became a trained EMT and even enjoyed spelunking! Marian was ever curious and open to new challenges and experiences. Her youthful exuberance will long be remembered by all whose lives she has touched.
Marian’s greatest joy was her family and friends. She and Peter had five children and sixteen grandchildren. Her world was full with children, their spouses, and her grandchildren, all who held a special place in her heart: Fred Page and wife Barbara (Immel) of Denver, NC, Catherine Teulings and husband David of Hamden, CT, Tracy Cole and husband Chris of Miami, FL, daughter-in-law, Suzy Crerar Page of North Haven, CT, and Susan Wildridge and husband George of Hamden, CT. Her fifteen surviving grandchildren include: Patrick Page, Kerry Page, Lynsey Teulings (Andrew Cox), Scott Teulings, John Teulings, Taylor Teulings, Kristen Cole Venter (Ben), Nicholas Cole, Peter Cole, Sydney Cole, Alexander Page, Laura Page, George Wildridge IV, William Wildridge IV, and Page Wildridge. Marian is predeceased by her husband Peter Page, son Douglas Page, and granddaughter Lisa Teulings.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on September 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Spring Glen Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to The Spring Glen Church, 1825 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517. Arrangements are in care of Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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Memorial Service: September 18, 2021 1:00 pm

Spring Glen Church
1825 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517


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  1. Marian! She had a gift for humor, insight, laughter, determination and JOY in Life. Seeing her in her VW Bug?! She will be missed. Thanks for being a friend, Marian. Blessed be, Nancy Whitney

  2. Marian was such a delight! I always enjoyed our conversations around town, at a concert, or at church. She was a dear woman. With gratitude to God for her life, and sympathy for all who will deeply miss her, Adele Crawford

  3. Marian always had a smile for everyone. she never had a mean word or look at any time.
    Her attitude toward life seemed to be and I believe was BE HAPPY. because she always was.
    She will be missed. Rest well my friend. Marie-Anne Barnhart

  4. Very Saddened to hear of her passing. She was a wonderful friend of the Lozier family. She will truly be missed.
    Sarah, Betsy & Russ Gerstacker

  5. Very Saddened to hear of her passing. She was a wonderful friend of the Lozier family. She will truly be missed.
    Sarah, Betsy & Russ Gerstacker

  6. Rest in peace Marian. Many happy memories of time at Lotus Bay and the farmhouse in Vermont.
    Jerry Cornwell

  7. We often sat near Marian in church. She was so kind and welcoming to my family. She quickly forgave my little guy Will for an errant palm frond incident. My son Lee referred to her as the “really nice lady at the end of the pew.” Rest in peace dear Marian.
    Tara Barrett

  8. Marion, in her professional capacity as a realtor, competently oversaw my purchase of a piece of property and a vacant building in Bethany. That property soon became the Bethany Veterinary Hospital-my life and, I guess, my legacy. I’m truly grateful for her expertise, energy, vision, and many years of friendship since then. A truly wonderful lady. Sympathy to her family, friends, and so many others who will truly miss her.
    Peace, Marion.

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