Marcia E. Farrell, 71

OSWEGO, NY – Marcia E. Farrell, 71, a resident of Oswego, passed away on Sunday March 26, 2017.

Born in Oswego, she was a daughter of the late Avery and Mary (Bumpus) Johnson.

Marcia was one of nine children in a close family.

Marcia worked as a nurses assistant at Oswego Hospital, a crossing guard at Riley School and as a caregiver.

She graduated from Oswego High School, Class of 1963 and remained active in the reunions of that class.

Marcia was fond of sewing, knitting, crafts and cooking.

She also enjoyed camping and boating.

Marcia was happiest while she was spending time with family and friends.

She often put others in front of herself.

Marcia was great mother!

Marcia was a member of of St. Peter’s Church and was a devout Catholic.

May God protect her.

She will be forever loved and cherished by her husband, Alan; her children, Aimee, Thomas and Emily; her grandchildren, Rebecca, Shannon, Erin, Finn and Caroline; her sisters, Elaine Croucher, Nancy Kraus and Dolores Wills; and her brothers, David Johnson, Robert Johnson and Daniel Johnson.

She was predeceased by her two brothers, William Johnson, in 1980, and James Johnson, in 2000.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. from St. Peter’s Church.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4 – 7 p.m.


  1. Marcia had a super smile and was a joy to talk to. I have missed our meetings each time we ran into each other.

  2. Thoughts and prayers sent to Butch, her entire family and friends. She had an infectious smile and it was my pleasure to know her.

  3. Butch & family
    I am sadden to hear of Marcia passing.
    It has been a joy to call her a friend for over 60
    years. From our days at Fitzhugh Park to the present.
    Never was Macia lacking for a smile a few story’s
    and updates on classmates or what was on her mind at the time.
    She is at peace and will be missed
    Dick Axtell
    Pawleys Island SC

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