Marcella Rose "Marcy" Montante
Residence: Winter Haven, Florida
Died: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Location: 11:17 p.m., at the Indiana University Health, White Memorial Hospital of Monticello, Indiana
 
 
Age: 65
Date of Birth: Friday, May 01, 1953
Birth place: Detroit, Michigan
 
 
Father: Joseph R. Montante  
Mother: Irene I ( Bondie ) Montante  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Marcella and her husband, Charles, have lived in Winter Haven, Florida, for eleven years.
Funeral Date: Friday, July 06, 2018
Funeral Location: 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 6, 2018, Funeral Mass at the Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, 543 S. Main Street, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Clergy: Father David Rasner of the Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church of Monticello, Indiana.
Burial will take place: Private for the Family
Visitation will be: 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 6, 2018, at the Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, 543 S. Main Street, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Biographical Information: Marcella was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She was a 1971 graduate of Our Lady of Mercy High School of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Marcella went on to graduate in 1975 from the University of South Florida, with a degree in Psychology and Women Studies. She returned to Michigan where she was employed by the Oakland County Health Department. Marcella met her husband, Charles, in 1977 and was married in 1978. She was blessed with two daughters and five grandchildren. Marcella had a great passion for volunteering as evidenced by her leadership in Metro Detroit Girl Scouts and past President of the Pine Lake Property Owners Association. She also served West Bloomfield Township as a member of the Wetlands Board, Chairperson of the Planning Commission, and Vice Chair of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Marcella loved to travel and valued time with family and friends. She was a very strong and independent woman as evidenced by her many professional and personal accomplishments.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or to Mercy High School of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Marriage Information: On July 29, 1978, at the home of Marcella’s sister in Lake Angelus, Michigan, she married Charles H. Tashjian; he survives.
Survivors include:
Husband,
Charles H. Tashjian of Winter Haven, Florida;

Daughters,
Dr. Marcy (husband Andrew) Gibbs of Lafayette, Indiana, and
Dr. Carrie (husband Chris) Suders of Richmond, Virginia;

Grandchildren,
Irene,
Charlie,
Ben,
Tommy, and
Anna;

Siblings,
Mary (husband Bill) Rachwal of Lake Angelus, Michigan,
Peggy (husband Dean) Hill of Waterford, Michigan,
Marlene (husband Gil) Fons of Polk City, Florida,
Joseph (wife Debbie) Montante of Longmont, Colorado, and
James (wife Joyce) Montante of West Bloomfield, Michigan;
Mother-in-law,
Ann Tashjian of Rochester Hills, Michigan;

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends;

Sister-in-law,
Diane (husband Ray) Wezner of Troy, Michigan;

Brother-in-law,
Ed (wife Robin) Tashjian of Lake Angelus, Michigan.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Joseph and Irene (Bondie) Montante;

Father-in-law,
Haig Tashjian
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.