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Marcia Gurecky ’75 passed away (Sister of Cheryl Gurecky ’71)

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on October 17, 2015


Marcia S. Gurecky, 58, died on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio after a courageous fight with ALS. Prior to her death, she had resided at Kingston Residence of Sylvania and Heartland of Perrysburg. Marcia was born in Toledo, Ohio on November 9, 1956, to John and June (Cramer) Gurecky. Marcia grew up in Maumee and resided in Waterville for the past 21 years.

She was a 1975 graduate of McAuley High School and a 1987 graduate of the University of Toledo Law School. From 1987 until May of 2014, Marcia worked in the banking field and was employed at Fifth Third Bank at the time of her illness. She spent 12 years as an active volunteer for both the Waterville and Maumee Boy Scouts.

Marcia is survived by her son, Jacob; brother, Jeffrey; sister, Cheryl (Richard) O’Connor and cousins, Catherine Roberts, Father Louis Bartko, Sister Ann Bartko, Andrew (Marilyn) Gurecky and Donald (Linda) Gurecky and friend and neighbor, Angela Scully. She was preceded in death by her parents.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of Marcia’s special friends and co-workers from the Toledo area, whose visits brightened her days.

Visitors may call at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home, 501 Conant Street, Maumee on Friday, October 16, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7:00 p.m. Prayers will begin at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2015, followed by the Funeral Mass to be celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 104 W. Broadway, Maumee at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Area Humane Society, 827 Illinois Avenue, Maumee, Ohio 43537 or Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 E. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551. Online condolences and messages may be shared with the family at:


Funeral Home
Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Homes
501 Conant St Maumee, OH 43537
(419) 893-7686

Published in Toledo Blade on Oct. 14, 2015

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