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Obituary: Marcella “Marci” M. Furtado

Nov. 5, 1920 - April 17, 2013

Marcella M. Furtado (Marci) 92 yrs. old lived in Carson City, NV and passed away on April 17, 2013. Marcella was born Nov. 5, 1920 in Seattle, Washington to her parents, George Mix and Delia Brown. She was married June 15, 1942 to Kenneth W. Furtado.

Marci worked at a Convalescent Center in Minden, NV doing activities with the elderly in the middle 80s and loved spending time with them and loving them. She also enjoyed yard work, crafts, singing, playing her organ and writing stories. She, very much, enjoyed reading and went to the library in Douglas County all the time. She especially loved her animals.

Marci is survived by her daughters: Sharon Frye, Reno, NV, Patti Trevethan, Modesto, CA; grandchildren: Sheri and Mark Irwin , Carson City, NV, Kim Schmitt, Las Vegas, NV, Chris Ferdinand, Modesto, CA, Brian and Sylvi Ferdinand Modesto, CA, Lisa Ferdinand, CA; great-grandchildren: Jacob Shaward, Roy and Lily Ferdinand and Grace Ferdinand, Rachael Irwin, Mike Irwin and Heather Irwin.

She was predeceased in death by her husband, Kenneth W. Furtado; son, Kenneth W. Furtado Jr. and her son-in-law, Jim Trevethan.

A celebration of life was held on May 2nd Capital Christian Center. Marcella is at peace and in heaven with her husband and son. I know they will be dancing once again. Her life was a long life filled with love and cherished times with family.


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