Marcella Ann Fallon, 93, of Danville PA passed away peacefully on Friday,
October 13, 2017 at Geisinger Hospice and Home Health at Maria Hall in
Danville PA. She was born July 13, 1924 at home in Locust Gap PA the
daughter of the late Peter and Anne Duppy McAndrew.
graduated from Mount Carmel Township High School in 1942. She also
graduated as a Registered Nurse from Geisinger School of Nursing in 1945,
received her Bachelorís Degree in Education from Bloomsburg University and
her Masterís Degree in Education from Penn State University.
Marcella was married for 47 years to Robert John Fallon who preceded her in
death on December 22, 1995. They were married June 26, 1948.
was employed in her early years as the Head Nurse in the Geisinger Nursery
for 20 years. After continuing her education, she was then employed as a
Nursing Instructor in the Practical Nursing School of the Danville School
District, from where she retired.
was a faithful and committed member of St. Joseph Catholic Church Danville
Marcella was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother,
all of whom she adored. She also enjoyed singing and playing the piano,
traveling, sewing and playing pinochle with her friends. Marcella loved to
bake and cook incomparably delicious food and pastries for her family. She
was also very accomplished in making beautiful home improvements for her
home and for her family. Marcella was an avid Penn State fan and an avid
Bon-Ton shopper. Above all, spending time with her family was her greatest
passion and joy in life.
survived by one son, Robert Joseph Fallon of Danville PA and five daughters;
Nancy Wintersteen and her companion Grant McNally of Acton MA; Jeanie Fallon
of Clarks Green PA; Mary Fallon Shultz and her husband Jeffrey of Danville
PA, Frances Mordan of Danville PA and Katie Gatto of Clarks Summit PA. Also
surviving are eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Numerous
nieces and nephews also survive her. In addition to her husband, she was
preceded in death by two brothers; five sisters and her son-in-law, Kimber
Mordan in 2017.
Services will be
private and held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held in
St. Joseph Cemetery Danville PA. Memorial contributions may be made to
Geisinger Home Health and Hospice 410 Glenn Avenue Suite 200 Bloomsburg PA
17815 or The Nazareth Memory Center at Maria Joseph Manor 17 Schoolhouse
Road Danville PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the
direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville