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Marcella (nee Gordon) Ghost

Obituary for Marcella (nee Gordon) Ghost

April 3, 2018


Marcella (nee Gordon) Ghost passed away Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at the age of 78. Born in Philadelphia to the late Charles and Marcella Gordon, Marcella was a long time Croydon resident. She lived a life dedicated to her Catholic faith. Marcella was a member of Saint Bonaventure Secular Franciscan Fraternity and very active in her church community at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church where she was a member of the Choir, a Eucharistic Minister, and also a member of the Ladies of the Knights. Throughout her life she exhibited great strength, courage, and perseverance.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband, John "Jack" Ghost, Marcella is survived by her children Donna (Roy) Titus, Richard (Jacqueline) DeSanctis, John B. (Mary Grace Steele) Ghost, and Kevin Ghost, her 14 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Charlotte McDevitt, Charles Gordon, and Beatrice Potts, and her dog, Lady.

Family and friends are invited to Marcella's Life Celebration on Sunday, April 8th, from 5 PM -7 PM, at the Beck Givnish Life Celebration Home, 7400 New Falls Rd., Levittown, PA 19055, and again on Monday, April 9th, from 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 601 Bristol Pk., Croydon, PA 19021 followed by her Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, in Marcella's name, may be made to Mary's Cupboard, 100 Levittown Pkwy, Levittown, PA 19054. To share your fondest memories of Marcella, please visit

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7400 New Falls Rd.
Levittown, PA 19055
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