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Elizabeth Strout
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Marlene Bonnie is the wife of the former grocer, Ed Bonnie. Marlene is attending her husband's funeral with her children. after the funeral, the attendees go back to Marlene's house. Olive helps Molly to prepare the food and drinks for the after-funeral get together. While the two women work, Molly asks how Christopher is.

Olive and Henry never told anyone Christopher got a divorce. Marlene tells everyone how nice the service was and she says the children planned it. Carrie Monroe, one of the funeral attendees, end up getting drunk. Olive steps outside on the porch and sees a gray-haired woman putting out a cigarette in one of the potted plants on the porch. Olive realizes this woman is the one that bought Christopher's house. olive goes back into the house and asks where Marlene is. When she finds out Marlene went to...

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