Marilyn T. Beardsley, 84, of Westport and on the staff of a Fairfield real estate agency, the wife of the late Donald J. Beardsley, died Dec. 1, 2010, at Norwalk Hospital.

Born Sept. 2, 1926, in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Eleanor (O'Connor) Tobey.

She had been a resident of Westport for the past 50 years, and was an agent with the Nicholas H. Fingelly Real Estate office in the Southport section of Fairfield.

Survivors include two daughters, Diane Beardsley-Popp and Donna Beardsley, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Jacqueline Roe, Matthew Popp and Vanessa Huntoon, and three great-grandchildren, Taylor, Emma and Danielle. She was also predeceased by a brother, Lester McKay.

A graveside service is set for 10 a.m. Monday in Willowbrook Cemetery, 395 Main St., Westport. Calling hours are Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East, Westport. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880.