Leonard Memorial Funeral Home - Glen Ellyn
565 Duane St
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 469-0032
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Marcella "Marcie" Cella Obituary
Marcella "Marcie"Cella, 93, of Glen Ellyn, passed away peacefully on January 4, 2013. Marcie was the daughter of Patrick and Elizabeth McDonald, and was preceded in death by her dear brother Dr. Robert McDonald. Marcie was married for 59 wonderful years to John L. Cella, who passed away November 30, 2000. Loving mother of four children: Jack (Laura Prail), Don (Peggy), Marc (Jane), and Joan (Kevin Moffitt). Beloved grandmother of seven: Carrie, Shannon (Moffitt), Allison, Michael, Kristin, Erin (Moffitt), and Megan (Moffitt). Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Marcie was very active in Glen Ellyn social and civic matters, having served as president of the PTA, Junior Woman's Club, Infant Welfare, and Glen Ellyn Tennis Association, as well as serving on planning committees for various fundraising events. An active volunteer, she generously delivered hot meals to the homebound and infirm with the Meals on Wheels program. A devoted and savvy bridge player, Marcie delighted in organizing bridge tournaments within her wide circle of friends, and planning dinner parties with her Supper Club group. A devout Catholic, Marcie was a 62 year member of St. Petronille parish. Celebrating Marcie's life, Memorial Visitation, will be Friday, January 11, 2013, 4pm to 8pm at Leonard Memorial Home, 565 Duane St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Memorial Mass, Saturday, January 12, 2013, 10am at St. Petronille Catholic Church 420 Glenwood, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Inurnment private. Memorials to the church appreciated. Funeral information 630 469-0032.


Published in Chicago Tribune on Jan. 9, 2013
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