Marcella “Marcie” McDermott, age 83, of Imlay City, MI died Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Stonegate Health Campus of Lapeer, MI. Marcella Betty Bader was born October 6, 1935 in Detroit, MI. She was the daughter of the late Martin and the late Wilhelmina (Arens) Bader. Marcie was a graduate of Immaculate Conception Catholic High School in Detroit, Class of 1953. She married Vincent Francis McDermott on April 16, 1955 in Detroit, MI.
Marcie worked for the unemployment office in Roseville for a few years after marrying Vince. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent, on April 15, 2017. Mostly, Marcella was a homemaker, raising her children. Marcie regularly attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Imlay City. She was a member of the Our Lady Queen of Peace Knights of Columbus Auxiliary in Imlay City.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda McDermott of Imlay City, MI and Catherine McDermott of Dawsonville, GA; four sons, Michael McDermott of Cass City, MI, Vincent (Hope) McDermott of Brown City, MI, Martin (Tammie) McDermott of Allenton, MI and Joseph McDermott of Lenore, NC; a brother, Joseph (Dena) Bader of Taylor, MI; and sisters-in-law, Bootsie Bader of Warren, MI and Barbara Bader of Roseville, MI. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Marcie was preceded in death by her husband, Vince; a grandchild, Brooke Elizabeth McDermott; and by two brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 700 Maple Vista, Imlay City, MI. Reverend Fr. Noel Cornelio officiated. Burial followed at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Imlay City.
A Rosary/Scripture service was held on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.
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