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Marcella J. (MacMorran) Beardsley

October 9, 1922 ~ July 22, 2020 (age 97)

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Marcella J. Beardsley, 97, of Litchfield Twp., PA passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Elderwood, Waverly, NY.

She was born on October 9, 1922 in Sayre, PA, the daughter of the late Harlan A. and S. Delphine (Hedrick) MacMorran.

Marcella loved spending time with her family. She was an avid reader and an archivist       of local history, especially anything related to WWII. She also enjoyed traveling.

She is predeceased by her husband Ray E. Beardsley, Jr.

Marcella is survived by her children; Bonnie (Michael) Urie of CO, James (Vanessa) Beardsley of IL, Richard Beardsley of AZ, Jane (Thomas) Halloran of NY, and Robert (Nancy) Beardsley of NY, grandchildren; Jessica (Jason) Lamp, Andrea (Nicholas) Kot, David (Cory) Beardsley, Stephanie (Jeremy) Hopper, Ryan (Natalie) Jewell, Spencer (Sarah) Jewell, Sarah Jewell (Jacob Brennan), and Lucas Beardsley, and great-grandchildren; James Hopper, Andrew and Benjamin Lamp, James Jewell, and Cameron Kot.

At Marcella’s request, services will be private. The family is being assisted by Lowery-Urban Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Athens, PA.

Burial will follow in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA.

Memorial donations may be made in Marcella’s name to: Tioga Point Museum, 724 S. Main St., #2, Athens, PA 18810 or Sayre Historical Society, 103 South Lehigh Ave., Sayre, PA 18840.

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Tioga Point Museum
724 South Main Street, Athens PA 18810

Sayre Historical Society
103 South Lehigh Avenue, Sayre PA 18840

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