Goodwin, Marcella: passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 5, 20l7 surrounded by the love of her family. Born in Scotland on February 22, 1942, Marcella was the daughter of the late Tom and Helen Ormsby and predeceased by her sister Eleanor Ormsby and husband Bill Goodwin.Her daughters Kristin and Susie are so grateful to have had such a supportive mother who was so much fun. The Dave’s (Beach & Michalchuk) couldn’t have asked for a better mother in and law. Marcella’s grandchildren Andrew, Keegan and Shyla Beach will continue to be inspired by their amazing Nana who taught them so much.The family are grateful for the love and support of dear friend Wayne Disch and her many other friends who she cherished. Marcella was a teacher for the Lincoln County Board of education and retired as a Learning Resource Teacher with the District School Board of Niagara One of Marcella’s proudest accomplishments in later life was learning to play the flute, clarinet and violin. As a result she played flute in both the Lincoln and Welland Regiment Marching Band and the Thorold Reed Band as well as other musical ensembles. Marcella always made time to enjoy the world’s beauty and was a devoted friend to animals.
A celebration of Marcella’s life will take place on Saturday, March 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Celtic Club, 14 Secord Drive in St.Catharines.
In lieu of flowers,please take time to reach out to your loved ones and friends and if so desired donations can be made to Niagara Action for Animals.