Marcella E. Easthom, 89, of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., died at 2:08 p.m. Sept. 28, 2005, at her home.
She was born Sept. 3, 1916, in Rockford to Clarence and Ethel McSherry. In 1947 she married Jack Easthom, who is deceased.
Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn (Bader) Cassin, Grosse Pointe Farms; a sister, Lois Rager, Rockford; and three grandchildren.
She was a beautician from 1934 to 1985 at the former Jacobson's in Grosse Pointe Farm. She was a member of the Grosse Pointe Memorial Presbyterian Church and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. She was a graduate of Rockford High School and the Betty Jean College of Beauty, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Chas. Verheyden Funeral Home, Grosse Pointe, Mich.
Mary Pat Robinson
Mary Pat Robinson, 85, formerly of Huntington, W.Va., died at 12:15 p.m. Sept. 29, 2005, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Oct. 5, 1919, in Cincinnati to William and Anna Flannery McOwen. On June 28, 1941, she married Donald Robinson who died June 26, 1979.
Surviving are two sons, Larry (Abby) of Worthington and Capt. Gerard of Fort Launderdale, Fla.; two daughters, Joy (George) Szmaj, Bloomington, Ill., and Mary Pat (Tom) Zitter, Fort Recovery; a sister-in-law, Sheila McOwen, Huntington; and 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Karen Owens; and two brothers, Bill and Jack McOwen.
She was a retired English teacher, having taught in Columbia, South America, and for the Peace Corps in Kabul, Afganistan. She was a graduate of St. Joseph's Central Catholic High School, Huntington, and Marshall University, Huntington, and attended the Schuster School of Dramatic Arts, Cincinnati. She was a member of the Friends of the Basilica, Covington, Ky., Legion of Mary, Right to Life, Green Peace, the Mercer County Republican Women's Club and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Brenberger officiating. Burial will follow at St. James Cemetery, Brooksville, Ky.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Friday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to Mercer County Right to Life.
Alma Stelzer, 87, formerly of Coldwater, died Sept. 29, 2005, in Indianapolis, Ind..
Services are pending at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.