Marcella J. Casey

Resided in Wells, MI
Died February 7th, 2018

Marcella J. Casey, 86, of Wells, passed away early Wednesday morning, February 7th, 2018, at Christian Park Village in Escanaba surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Flat Rock on October 1st, 1931, daughter of Joseph and Blanche (Caron) Bussineau. Marcella was raised in Wells and graduated from Escanaba High School.

On September 1st, 1951, Marcella married James Casey at St. Anthony’s Church in Wells. Together they celebrated 65 years of marriage before Jim passed away March 25, 2017.

Marcella worked as a cook at Spars Bar from 1968 to 1980 where her famous pizza recipe is still being used today. She then went to work at the Family Inn restaurant until her retirement in 2000.

Marcella loved going to the family camp in Northland and spent many wonderful days there with family and friends. She loved to cook and bake. Making pasties was her specialty. She also enjoyed playing cards and loved to cross stitch.

Marcella was a life time member of St. Anthony’s Church where she was a member of the Ladies Guild. She was a former member of the Sweet Adelines.

Among survivors include her children, Robert (Linda Schoenenberger) Casey of Waterford, CT, Cindy (Mike) Swanson and Cathy (Jim) Martinson of Escanaba, Kelly (Fritz) Eisner of Manitowoc, and Kevin Casey of Wells; grandchildren, Erin, Emily, Abby, Jim, Brad, Elliott, Clair, Kelly Jo, Stephanie and Kelly Mae; great grandchildren, Jude, Chloe, Kaydence, Wesley, Harvey, Dakota, Jillian, Amelia, Blake and Charlotte; and sister, Phyllis (John) King of Flat Rock.

In addition to her parents and husband, Jim, she was preceded in death by son, Donald; sisters, Frances Bougie, Gen Morris and Margaret Casey; and brother, Gerald.

Visitation will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 5 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church with Rev. Fran DeGroot officiating. A meal will follow in the fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Anthony’s Building Fund.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Casey family.

3 Tributes to “Marcella J. Casey”

  1. I worked with Marcy at Family Inn for 3 years. She was such a happy go lucky woman. She always knew how to make you feel better if you were having a BAD day.. God Bless her family and cherish all your memories. I know she will be missed by a lot of people. She was a real GEM, and I am so glad I got to work side by side with her.

  2. We send our sincere condolences to Marci’s family.
    So sorry for your loss!
    May she rest in peace.

    Cheryl & Dennis Bernard (Kalishek)

  3. We send our sincere condolences to all of Marcy’s family.
    So sorry for your loss!

    Cheryl & Dennis

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