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Wing, Marcia A.  
Marcia A. Wing Born: Nov. 12, 1941 Died: March 21, 2015 Marcia Ann Bosecker Wing, 73, of Mechanicsburg passed away March 21, 2015, in Van Crest of Urbana. Marcia was born on November 12, 1941, to Wayne Leroy Bosecker and Dorothea Fern Hanback Bosecker in Woodson, Illinois. Marcia graduated from Blytheville High School in Arkansas and earned a BS in English Education and a Masters in counseling from Wittenberg University. As a girl, Marcia moved several times with her family for her father's job with Caterpillar. They lived in Arkansas, Kentucky, Illinois and Ohio, meeting scores of different people, moves which helped shape her for life. Marcia worked as an English teacher at Kettering High School and an English teacher and counselor at Urbana High school where she met Martha Wing Kerns who introduced Marcia to her brother, Marcia's future husband, John C. Wing. Marcia and John were married in 1969 and were the parents of four children: Amy (Todd) Boeck, John Wing, Emily (Tony) Rozmus and Sarah Bradford who survive her. Marcia was an avid reader, gardener and cook who won honors for her pies at the Champaign County Fair. She was also a tireless volunteer in her community. In the 1980s, she worked with her church and community to bring a family of Laotian refugees to Mechanicsburg. She initiated after-school tutoring at the Episcopal Church of Our Savior, was a member of Goshen Garden Club and served on the board of the Mechanicsburg Public Library. Marcia was a beloved guidance counselor at Mechanicsburg High School and touched the lives of many students there. She was inducted into the Episcopal Society of St. Simeon and St. Anna as a living example of Christian witness and for outstanding service to the church. Marcia was a loving wife, mother and also grandmother to JP, Sam and Grace Rozmus, Jack Wing, Sophie and Will Boeck, Cecilia and Charlie Bradford and Mallory and Joel Bostick. In addition, she is survived by her sister, Becky (Dr. Larry) Fishbaugh of Paulding, OH; and nieces, Kelly Armfelt, Sharon Frey, Lisa Kavanaugh, Beth Gundrum and Molly Kerns; and nephews, Brent and Jeff Fishbaugh and Bill Kerns. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, and a sister, Sandra O'Neill; as well as her sister-in-law, Martha Kerns; and brother-in-law, David Wing. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, at Skillman, McDonald and Vernon Funeral Home in Mechanicsburg. Funeral services are Friday, March 27, at 2:00 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Mechanicsburg, the Rev. Tim West, and the Rev. Bob Ficks as celebrants. Memorial contributions may be made to the Library or the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour in Mechanicsburg.
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Published in The Herald-News on Mar. 24, 2015
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