Marlene A. Sagnelli passed away on Nov. 5. She was 82.
Born March 27, 1934 in Stamford to Anna and William Morganstern, she was raised in Stamford, where she met her husband of 64 years. They resided in Darien until relocating to Cumming, Ga. in 2015.
She spent her life as a stay-at-home mom until her children were grown, then started a career in the food service industry, first with Darien Public Schools, followed by Conoco Oil Company and Champion International until her retirement at the age of 67.
She is survived by her husband, Richard J. Sagnelli, Sr.; daughter, Donna A. Sagnelli; son and daughter in law, Richard J. Sagnelli, Jr and Lynne Sagnelli; son and daughter in law, Keith J. Sagnelli and Anne Witkavitch; three grandchildren, Melanie Jordanopoulos and her husband Peter Jordanopoulos, Keegan Sagnelli and Nico Sagnelli; four great grandchildren, Peter Jordanopoulos, Michael Jordanopoulos, Eleni Jordanopoulos and Dimitri Jordonopoulos.
She loved and cherished her entire family. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her, She brought joy to all the lives she touched.
— an obituary from the McDonald and Son Funeral Home
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 Sawnee Dr, Cumming, GA 30040. Interment will follow the service at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens, 1390 Dahlonega Hwy. in Cumming.
The family will receive friends on from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to Longleaf Hospice 2310 Parklake Drive, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA, 30345, for the loving care that they gave to her during her final days.
Condolences may be expressed at the funeral home website.