Mary A. (Britt) Sarlin

Born: Tue., Aug. 15, 1922
Died: Tue., Nov. 29, 2016


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 02, 2016
Location: Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Sat., Dec. 03, 2016
Location: St. Augustine's Church

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Millville – Mary A. (Britt) Sarlin, 94, previously of Chestnut Hill Rd. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at Overlook Nursing Home surrounded by family. She is predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Frank W. Sarlin.  She is survived by her daughter Deborah A. Erickson of Millville; 3 grandchildren, Melanie King, Kevin Doherty and David Doherty; 5 great grandchildren Cailee King, Luke Doherty, David Doherty, Jr., Ryan Doherty, and Colin Doherty; 2 sisters Barbara A. Littlefield of N. Smithfield and Lorraine Eames of Winter Haven, FL.  She was also predeceased by a daughter Sheila M. Doherty in 2001, 5 brothers, David Britt, Russell Britt, John Britt, Donald Britt and William Britt; 4 sisters Florence L’Esperance, Hazel Poissant, Eileen Paige, and Theresa Bartlett.
     Born in Millville on Aug. 15, 1922 she was the daughter of Patrick and Lydia (Bertrand) Britt and proudly lived in Millville all her life. Mary was a graduate of Blackstone High School, Class of 1940 and secretarial school in Providence.  She worked for W.T. Grant Dept. Store, Uniroyal Rubber in Woonsocket, RI and for the Town of Millville as the Assistant Town Clerk for 22 years until retiring in 1992.  She was also a Notary Public and Justice of the Peace.  Mary was past treasurer for the St. Vincent DePaul Society and was a life-long member of St. Augustine’s Church where she served on the bereavement committee.  She enjoyed traveling, crocheting and spending time with her family. She also had many friends and enjoyed going to the Millville Senior Center.  She will be missed by all who knew her.
     Her funeral will be held from Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge on Sat. Dec. 3 with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Augustine’s Church, Millville.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Uxbridge.  Calling hours at the funeral home will be held on Fri. Dec. 2 from 4 – 7 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 N. Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA  01760.  To leave a condolence message for the family, please visit

Charitable donations may be made in Mary's memory to the following organization:

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
220 North Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760
Tel: 508 655 6000

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Julia Strojny Saunders
   Posted Wed November 30, 2016
On behalf of The Strojny Family (Chestnut Hill ) we send our thoughts and prayers to your family. Mrs.Sarlin was a wonderful sweet lady. May she fly with the angels, God Bless you all.

robin martin
   Posted Thu December 01, 2016
Mary was a very sweet woman. Millville will miss her. May she be at peace and in her beloved husband's Frank's arms.

Carl Erickson
   Posted Thu December 01, 2016
With our deepest sympathy to Debbie, Melanie and Cailee for the passing of a wonderful lady from all of us. Hugs to you all.

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