Marjorie Ann Forrestel, wife of the late William Joseph Forrestel, died peacefully on Sunday evening, August 16, 2020 at the Seasons Hospice Inpatient Center in Randallstown, Maryland.
Born August 19, 1928, she was the youngest child of the late Joseph Earl Snell and the late Katherine Helen Snell (nee Paull) of Mount Ephraim, New Jersey. She is survived by her sister, Helen Aiello, and is predeceased by her brother, Joseph Snell.
Aside from being a devoted wife and mother, Margie, in her younger days excelled at duckpin bowling, placing high in many tournaments and winning league championships. She loved playing bingo with her mother, sister, and friends. She also enjoyed poker games and trips to the casinos in Atlantic City, NJ with her family and friends. Later in life, Margie enjoyed working at the St. Camillus pre-school as a Teacher’s Aid, and delighted in taking her grandchildren shopping, out to lunch and to dinner.
She was an active, longtime member of both St. Camillus Church in Silver Spring, MD and St. Mark’s Church in Hyattsville, MD.
She is also survived by her son, William J. Forrestel Jr. and daughter-in-law, Eileen, as well as five grandchildren; Maureen M. Connors (husband Michael), Bradley A. Forrestel, Mallary A. Burke (husband Patrick), Megan E. Gonzalez (husband Eddie), and Maura E. Sullivan (husband Fletcher), and eight great-grandchildren; Eleanor, Joseph, Refael, Luke, Dorothy, William, Camille, and Finnegan.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM for the immediate family at St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville, MD.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marjorie’s memory to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 1-800-805-5856
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