Canfield, Ohio – Marcella M. Howard passed away peacefully at Meridian Arms Nursing home on Thursday, November 23, 2017.
She was born October 15, 1941 in Springfield, Illinois.
Marcella attended McDonald High School and had been a lifelong area resident.
She had worked at St. Elizabeth hospital in housekeeping for many years and then became a heart technician. She drove bus for Mahoning county MRDD, retiring in 2005.
Marcella belonged to the Joseph Knight Tower girls card club.
She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Michael J. (Nancy) Howard of Canfield, whom Marcella made her home with; her daughter-in-law, Karen Howard of Georgia; Michael D. Howard of Canfield, father of her children; five grandchildren, Riannon, Paige, Heather, Michael and Sydney Howard; siblings, Midge, Donald, Debbie, Jim, Peggy and Tom, plus several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Marcella was preceded in death by her son, Denny Howard, who passed in 2015.
Material tributes can be made in Marcella’s name to Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation, P.O. Box 241, Harbor Creek, Pennsylvania, 16421.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to send condolences.