Marcella T. Friends

Friends, Marcella T.

Marcella "Marci" (Thomas) Friends, 49, of Enola, PA, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2013 in the Hershey Medical Cancer Center after a courageous battle with Amyloidosis. Marci was an HR Manager for The Hershey Company. She was also an officer of Friends Automotive Inc. She was a graduate of Elmira Southside High School, SUNY Cobleskill, and Mansfield University with a BS in Food Management. She is survived by her loving husband of 23 years, Robert Friends and devoted daughter, Rebecca; Parents, Calvin and Teresa Thomas; brothers, John (Christine)Thomas and their children Amanda and Graham, and Paul (Michelle) Thomas and their children, Emily and Adam all of Elmira, NY. In addition, Father-in-law, Duane A. Friends (Rosiland) of Mechanicsburg, PA; Brother-in-law, Scott A. Friends (Kristine) and their children Elizabeth and Zachary of Dillsburg, PA. Marci also leaves behind her beloved springer spaniel, Abigail. She loved spending time with family and friends. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, February 18, 2013 inthe Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route #422 & Lucy Avenue, Hershey, PA, 17033. Friends and family may call from 5:00-7:00PM immediately followed by a service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Amyloidosis Foundation, Inc. 7151 N. Main St. Suite 2 Clarkston, MI 48346 Share condolences with the family at

Published in Star-Gazette on Feb. 16, 2013