Marian Gill Smucker
Passed away, surrounded by family at Marquette Manor in Indianapolis on Sunday, August 18th, at the age of 98.
She was born on June 25th, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois to Rose and Bernard Gill who immigrated to America from Ireland in the early 1900's.
Marian raised three daughters, Patricia Anne Stephens, Nanci Rita Feuer (Hank), and Kathleen Diana (Suzy) Wert (Tom).
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Richard Smucker in 2002. They met in the Chicago Merchandise Mart in 1942 where they both worked for the U.S. Government during World War II. They moved their family to Baltimore, MD in 1946, to Alliance, OH in 1954 and to Indianapolis, IN in 1960.
Marian focused on her family, St. Luke's Catholic Church , St. Augustine's Home for the Aged, and Alverna Retreat where she volunteered for more than 26 years.
She enjoyed sewing and gardening and she was devoted to her grandchildren: Rod Nathanial Feuer, Lucy Elizabeth Wert, Susan Jessica Feuer, Hannah Kathleen Wert.
Marian will be missed by her family and her friends at Marquette Manor, where she lived peacefully since 2003.
There will be a private service for her family at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The St. Augustine's Home for the Aged, 2345 West 86th St., Indianapolis, IN. 46260. You may sign the guestbook, leave an online condolence, or make a contribution by visiting: http://www.leppertmortuary.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel .