Obituary for Marcella F (Cierlak) Stafford

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Marcella F (Cierlak) Stafford

December 30, 1920 - November 29, 2014

Marcella F. (Cierlak) Stafford, age 93 passed away peacefully Saturday morning, November 29, 2014 at her home in Brown County.

She was born December 30, 1920, in Muskegon, MI, to the late Ignacy and Caroline (Kroll) Cierlak. Marcella was a 1939 graduate of Muskegon High School and went on to marry John R. Stafford on October 21, 1944 in Muskegon, MI. John preceded her in death on February 23, 1996.

She is survived by her daughter: Sandra (husband, John) Ackerman of Brown County; and a brother: Carl (Joan) Cierlak of Titusville, FL. Marcella was preceded in death by her siblings: Chester and Casmir Cierlak, Leona Hecksel and Lillian Raynor.

She was a member of the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Nashville.

Father Eric Augenstein will conduct a Memorial Mass on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1008 McLary Road in Nashville. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. A luncheon will follow after the Mass at the church. Funeral services have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Marcella to the Brown County Humane Society, PO Box 746, Nashville, IN 47448.

Condolences may be sent to the family at .

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: December 30, 1920
Died: November 29, 2014

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