- Fern E. Marcell
- Date of Death:
- May 19, 2012
- Location of Service:
- St Agnes Catholic Church - Iron River
Fern Elaine Marcell Age 95 Iron River, MI
Passed away May 19, 2012.
Born: April 8, 1917 in Iron River, MI
The daughter of the late Fredrick and Mary Ann (O’Connell) Applin attended the Iron River Schools, graduating from Iron River High School in 1935.
Fern married Wilfred Marcell on June 19, 1937 at St. Agnes Catholic Church of Iron River and the couple were lifelong residents of the area. They celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1987. Wilfred preceded her in death in 1993.
She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church and former member of the Altar Society. An avid reader, she enjoyed baking, sewing, gardening, bowling, fishing and traveling. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Robert Marcell; son-in-law, Ted Vecellio; daughter-in-law, Margaret M. (McLauchlan) Marcell; sisters, Evelyn Marcell, Maude Machalk and Vera Paraventi; brothers, Thomas, William, Glen, LeRoy, Bernard, Roland, Manch, Ben and Dale.
She is survived by two sons, James (Greta) Marcell of Iron River
Richard Marcell of Davisburg, MI
Two daughters; Sharon (Michael) Smith of Pensacola, FL
Susan Vecellio of Colorado Springs, CO
Two brothers; Edward Applin
One sister, Geraldine (Joseph) Schober
11 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 1 great, great grandchild
Visitation: Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River
Funeral Service: Friday, May 25, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Iron River with Rev. Gregory Veneklase to offer the Mass of Christian Burial
Pallbearers: Stewart Marcell, Matthew Marcell, David Vecellio, Bradley Vecellio, Aaron Smith and Tara Mitchell
Honorary Pallbearers: Patrick Marcell, Tyler Marcell, Todd Vecellio, Gregory Marcell and Alicia Cost
Interment: Resthaven Cemetery, Iron River
The family suggests memorial donations to the Iron County Cancer Unit or Northstar Hospice.
Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River.
- Location of Services:
- St Agnes Catholic Church
- 702 N 4th Ave
- Iron River