Marcella McCarthy Nee Krysinski Sept. 14, 1915 - Jan. 11, 2013

Friday, January 25, 2013

Marcella Mccarthy Nee Krysinski, a resident of Holiday Island, Arkansas, was born September 14, 1915 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a daughter of Henry and Anastasia (Siudinski) Kryzinski. She departed this life Friday, January 11, 2013 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, at the age of 97 years.

Marcella was a homemaker. She was of the Catholic faith and a member of the St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church; she was also a member of the Holiday Island Association of Arts, Eureka Springs Opera Guild and the A.A.R.P.

She is survived by daughter, Mary and husband John, five grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren; daughter, Jane and husband Gregory, three children and four great-grandchildren; several other relatives and a host of friends.

Marcella was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Patrick McCarthy; parents, Henry & Anastasia Kryzinski; one son, John McCarthy; and one sister, Alice Thiry.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish Center. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Elizabeth Parish, 232 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at