|Marcella A. Cirivello|
|September 03, 1920 - August 08, 2010|
|Moline, IL, formerly of Rock Island and Muscatine|
|Visitation: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, IL|
|Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 12, 2010 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 2208 4th Ave., Rock Island, IL|
|Vigil Service: 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, IL|
|Interment: August 12, 2010 at Calvary Mausoleum, Rock Island, IL |
|Marcella A. Cirivello, 89, of Moline, formerly of Rock Island, died Sunday August 8, 2010, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.|
Services are 10:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Rock Island. Entombment will be at Calvary Mausoleum, Rock Island. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., where a rosary will be recited at 4:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’ s Association or to any Quad-cities animal shelter.
Marcella was born September 3, 1920, in Muscatine, IA, a daughter of Edward T. Blaesing and Clara Fuhlman Blaesing. She married Carmello J. Cirivello, Sr. on February 4, 1940, in Muscatine. He preceded her in death on May 19, 1981.
She was a secretary for an insurance company in Muscatine for a time. She later was a bookkeeper and secretary for A.M. Blood Office Supply Co., Rock Island, for many years. She retired in 1977.
Marcella was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Rock Island, and the Altar and Rosary Society of the church. She was a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs and enjoyed playing the piano, knitting, crocheting, and painting.
Survivors include her children, Carol Eccles, Rock Island, and Jim Cirivello, and his wife Nancy, Moline; grandchildren, Edward Eccles, Kewanee, IL, and William and Tony Eccles, both of Rock Island; great-granddaughter, Chloe; brothers and sisters, Gerald (Sylvia) Blaesing, Arlene (Paul) Bermel, Rosemary (Albert) Bermel, and Arnold (Pat) Blaesing, all of Muscatine; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Marcella is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Bernice Angell.
I am a friend of your son Jim, who I met when he lived in Chicago. You were always a fun person. /Jeannie Schneider
-- Jeanette Schneider
Jim & Nancy
You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God's words give you strength and
we pray you will feel His peace which the world can not give. God be with you always and in all ways.
-- Lyle & Cecile Beaver
Jim and Carol and family: you have my deepest sympathy on your Mom's passing; I can't believe I have known you and her 50 years; I am glad I got to see her that last time in Moline..she had a long and full life; may your sadness soon be replaced by a lifetime of happy memories....always, Tom
-- Tom Anderson
Marcella was certainly Betty's bestfriend at Heartland. They formed a pretty tight bond during all those meals at Heartland. We were thankful for the friendship that they shared. We know you'll miss her! We pray you find comfort in a lifetime of good memories.
-- Robin Blomquist
To Marcella's family: Please accept all
our sympathy from all the volunteers from
Animal Aid. She will be missed.
-- Animal Aid Humane Society
Jim and Nancy:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May the memories of laughter and love carry you through the next few days. God Bless Joe and Marsha Spratt
-- Joseph and Marsha Spratt
Jim and Nancy, I'm so sorry to hear about your Mother. I know how hard it is to lose some one you love. My prayers are with you. Cathy Buckwalter (from Southpark Younkers china department)
-- Cathy Buckwalter