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Marcella M. Whalen

Marcella M. Whalen, age 87 of Archbold, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Saturday evening, July 23, 2016 at Fairlawn Haven Rehabilitation Center. She was born August 24, 1928 in Caretta, West Virginia to Fitzhugh and Irene (Mullin) Fleming. On February 11, 1963, she married Donald E. Whalen. He preceded her in death on January 24, 2013.

Marcella was a homemaker and member of Rock of Ages Church in Defiance. She enjoyed playing the piano, singing and working word search puzzles.

She is survived by her stepchildren, Linda (Jerry) Silver, Peggy (Stan) Hepworth, Donna (Bruce) Jackowski, Deana Konig and Dale ( Theresa) Whalen; 7 step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and brother, Herman Fleming.

Besides her husband, Donald, Marcella was preceded in death by her parents, Fitzhugh and Irene Fleming and sister, Sophrona Bowman.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 (Noon) at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton (419.826.2631), where funeral services will begin at 12:00 p.m. (Noon), with Pastor Robert Dean officiating. Interment will follow at South Swanton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rock of Ages Church, 340 Greenhouse Ave., Defiance, Ohio, 43512.

Residence: Archbold, Ohio

Visitation: Wednesday, July 27th from 10:00 am to 12:00 (Noon) at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Funeral Service: Wednesday, July 27th at 12:00 (Noon) in the Funeral Home

Interment: South Swanton Cemetery

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I'm so sorry to your of your family's loss. In my grief, I've always found comfort from the bible promise at John 5:28,29. It assures us that soon "all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life". My deepest sympathy to your family.

Devan Lamy Jul 30 2016 12:00 AM

REST IN PEACE IN GOD'S GARDEN WITH YOUR BELOVED DON. I am glad to have known you and for the times we spent the Holidays together. God is Good.

Rose E. Bodette Jul 25 2016 12:00 AM