Marjie Lynn (Harrington) Souza passed away peacefully on Oct. 3 in Henderson. Marjie was the daughter of Richard E. Harrington and Norma F. MacGillivray Harrington. Born in Hawthorne on July 7, 1953, she was a 1971 graduate of Mineral County High School and attended the University of Nevada-Reno. In 1974 she married her high school sweetheart Maurice J. Souza Jr. and raised their family in Ocean Beach, Calif.
Marjie was very active in the local community and her children’s school and sports activities, all while working at Hjorth Travel. She became an avid softball player, participating in the “Over the Line” tournament for ten years taking third place in 2008. In 2003, Marjie and Maurice (Moe) bought a vacation home in Henderson and enjoyed splitting their time at the beach home and entertaining family and friends at their beloved “vacation” house in the desert. She lived every day to its fullest, her beautiful smile and bigger-than-life laugh will be missed by all and cherished forever…
Marjie is survived by her husband of 44 years, Maurice; daughters: Michelle Souza and Monica Souza; son: Maurice J. Souza III (Cindy); grandsons: Maurice J. Souza IV and Xavier Souza and her brothers: Richie and Roger Harrington.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Palm Mortuary in Henderson, Nev. In lieu of flowers please contribute in Marjie’s name to the charity of your choice.