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Marcella C. Owens


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Marcella C. Owens

Glendale - Marcella C. Owens died peacefully in Glendale, AZ on February 3, 2018 at the age of 74. Marcella is survived by her children Alix Skalicky, Suzanne Smith, and Terry Hurlbert, grandchildren Nicholas House, Tara Hurlbert, Amanda McCoy, Ricky and Daniel Perdue, and Nathan and Nicholas Skalicky as well as several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter Joan M. Hurlbert. Marcella was born on March 26, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY to George A. and Susan J. Owens. She and her siblings, George and Joan, lived in several states, including AZ, where she graduated from Xavier and ultimately settled to raise her family. Marcella fervently loved music, learning, books, Ireland and her family/friends. She was remarkably smart, strong, independent, tenacious and caring woman admired and loved by all who got the opportunity to know her. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Best Funeral Services, 501 E. Dunlap Ave. Phoenix, AZ. A Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10:30 am on Friday, February 9, 2018 at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 10815 N. 35th Ave. Phoenix, AZ. Interment will follow at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale, AZ. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Marcella's life. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to or the .
Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 7, 2018
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