Rose M. (Swallow) Marzean
Bay City, Michigan
Formerly Alpena & Pinconning, Michigan
Mrs. Marzean 94 passed away Thursday November 29, 2012 at Bay Shores Nursing Center following a brief illness. She was born in Alpena, Michigan on August 5, 1918 to the later Stanley & Agnes (Szykowiak) Werda. She married Lawrence Swallow on June 17, 1939 in Alpena, he preceded her in death in 1951. She married Leonard Marzean in 1958; he preceded her in death on May 27, 2006. She was a former member of the Rosary Society of Alpena and a life Member of the DAV of Alpena. She was a member of St. Michael’s Church, Pinconning and attended St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Bay City. She enjoyed singing in the Adult Choir & the Resurrection Choir at both churches and spending time with her son and his family.
She is survived by her son and daughter in law Jerry & Jan Swallow; granddaughters Amy & Doug Trombley and Sarah & Tom Hart: Great Grand Children Peyton, Parker & Brady Hart, Landon Trombley; 2 step great granddaughters Marrissa & Olivia Trombley, also several nieces & nephews She was preceded in death by 2 sister Mary Zielaskowski & Blanche Partyka; 3 brothers John, Valentine and Anthony Werda.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday December 3, 2012 at 11 am from St. Michaels Church with con-celebrants Rev. Fr. Richard Jozwiak, Rev. Fr. Craig Albrecht and Deacon Gary Patelski. Graveside service will be held at 12 noon Tuesday December 4, 2012 at Holy Cross Cemetery, Alpena, Michigan. Friends may call at Rivertown Funeral Chapel, Spring & Huron Rd., Kawkawlin, MI on Sunday from 1 to 8 pm. A Vigil s Service will be held at 7 pm Sunday evening at the funeral home. On Monday Mrs. Marzean, will lie in state at the church from 10 am until time of Mass. Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Mary of the Assumption Church or St. Michael Catholic Church.