(5/10/13) Marcella M. Sonsalla, 92, of Arcadia died on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Benedictine Manor of Arcadia Nursing Home.
She was born on March 27, 1921, in Arcadia to Peter and Elizabeth (Shepherd) Swietz.
Marcella attended St. Stanislaus Catholic School and Arcadia High School. On October 30, 1939, she married Alfred Sonsalla at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Arcadia. She farmed with her husband in Newcomb Valley for 34 years. She worked at St. Joseph's Hospital in the dietary department for 23 years, and also worked at the RKD Motel for 7 years.
Marcella was a member of Holy Family Parish the PCCW, and the State Bank of Arcadia Heritage Club.
She is survived by two nieces; Sharon Jackson, Jacqueline Pientok, close friends; Carol and Mike Krett, John and Kris Krett and families. She was preceded in death by her husband, sisters; Dorothy, Angeline, Eleanor, Loretta, Delores, and Evelyn.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 10:00 AM at the Chapel of the Benedictine Manor of Arcadia Nursing Home with Father Raj officiating. Burial will be on Saturday May 11, 2013, at 10:00 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery, rural Arcadia.
Wozney-Killian Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.