Obituary: Marcella Urban, 89

Tree of life/file graphicMarcella Urban, a longtime resident of Thoreau Place in Reston, died June 5.

Born in Wichita, Kansas, she made Kent, Ohio, her home for 60 years and was married to Daniel Urban (deceased). She moved to Thoreau Place six years ago and was an active part of the community there.

She passed away peacefully at Sunrise Senior Living in Oakton on Thursday, June 5,

after a short hospitalization.

She is survived by her children, Diana Urban Eichler of Reston and David Urban of Falls Church; Grandchildren, Jeremy Eichler, Meg Eichler, Katie Eichler Jones, Louis Sears, John Sears, Stephanie Urban Desai, Elizabeth Urban, Peter Morrisey and Adam Morrisey; Great-grandchildren, Sophia Jones and William Jones, of Reston.

A memorial mass will be held at St. John Neumann in Reston on Tuesday, June 10 at 10 a.m. Funeral services will be postponed and held in Kent, Ohio, where she will be interred at a date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances can be made to the Dana Farber Institute in her name.

— Submitted by Katie Jones

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