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 Marcella “Marcie” <I>Masse</I> Sowder

Marcella “Marcie” Masse Sowder

Van Buren, Aroostook County, Maine, USA
Death 26 May 2013 (aged 84)
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Burial Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Memorial ID 111819621 · View Source
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SOWDER, Marcella 'Marcie'
A long-time resident of Sacramento passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, May 26, 2013. Marcie was born on July 4, 1928 in Van Buren, Maine, the daughter of Joseph Albert and Delina Masse'. She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in 1946 and received her Nursing degree from Maine General Hospital in Portland in 1949. She worked as surgical and private practice nurse for over 15 years before working as the office manager at a dental practice until her retirement in 1991. Marcie spent her retirement traveling the country with her husband, volunteering at the Sacramento Food bank and enjoying the company of family and friends. She was an active parishioner at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sacramento for 55 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, her sisters Evelyn and Yvonne and her son Larry. She leaves behind her loving husband Gene; sister Florence; daughter Charlene and son Randy. She was 'Shas' or 'Sasha' to 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren.
Memorial Services and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on June 8, 2013 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1333 58th St. Sacramento, CA 95819. The family will greet friends at a memorial reception following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society .

Published in The Sacramento Bee on June 5, 2013




  • Created by: Everett Mefford
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111819621
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marcella “Marcie” Masse Sowder (4 Jul 1928–26 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111819621, citing Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA ; Maintained by Everett Mefford (contributor 47576323) .