Martha "Marsha" Marcell

Passed away on September 21, 2015
Marcell, Martha "Marsha" of Brewster, passed away on September 21, 2015. She is survived by her husband Raymond and her sons, Dr. Michael Marcell and his wife Kelli of Tarpon Springs, FL and Stephen Marcell and his wife Rachel of New York City, NY and sister Sandra Danko of Elizabeth, PA. She was also the grandmother of Dylan Marcell of NY; whom she loved dearly. Martha was born May 10, 1939 in Glassport, PA. The daughter of John and Helen (Bico) Danko. Following graduation from Glassport High school, she attended Mount Mercy School of Nursing, where she attained her nursing degree. Following graduation she worked in the Washington Bay area for two years before attaining her master's degree in nursing from Boston University School of Nursing. She then taught nursing at MA General Hospital and Boston City Hospital. While teaching in Boston, she met her future husband Raymond, and they were married Nov. 9, 1968. Moving to Cape Cod, Marsha continued to teach nursing and was one of the original instructors at the Cape Cod Community College RN Nursing Program, where she taught for three years until she started her family. She later was a VNA Nurse and Hospice Nurse of Cape Cod.Marsha was active in Our Lady of the Cape Church as a Lecture and Eucharistic Minister. Marsha was a very compassionate and loving person and had a warm place in her heart for animals of all kinds. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 4-7 PM at Doane, Beal & Ames Funeral Home, 729 Rt. 134 South Dennis, MA. A Funeral Mass in honor of Marsha will be held on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of the Cape Church, 468 Stony Brook Rd., Brewster, MA , followed by burial at Brewster Memorial Cemetery, Rt. 124, Brewster, MA. Donations in Marsha's memory may be made to the VNA of Cape Cod, 255 Independence Drive, Hyannis, MA 02601. For online condolences, please visit