Marsha J. Hammel
Marsha J. Hammel, 64, of Roaring Spring, and formerly of Philipsburg, died Sunday, September 25, 2016, at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh.
Born May 27, 1952, in Clearfield, she was a daughter of the late Marshall and Wilma (Coulter) Luzier.
Marsha was a 1970 graduate of the Philipsburg-Osceola Area High School.
She was first married on August 28, 1976, to James Nelson, at West Side United Methodist Church, Clearfield. James preceded her in death on August 23, 1984.
Marsha’s second marriage was on November 6, 2015, to Ronald W. Hammel, at Target One, Martinsburg.
Early in her working career, Marsha graduated from Pruonto’s Beauty Academy, Altoona, and opened and operated her own business, the former Marsha’s Beauty Salon, Clearfield.
Marsha then entered the healthcare field and graduated from the Practical Nursing Program at the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center, Clearfield. She was employed as a L.P.N. with Sunny Days Adult Daily Living, Bellefonte, until her retirement.
In addition to her husband, Ronald, and her beloved Cavalier King Charles spaniel at home, Marsha is survived by two sons, Gregory Nelson and his companion, Danielle Laird, of Philipsburg, and Scott Nelson and his wife, Amanda (Rodgers), of Morrisdale; four grandchildren: Isabella, Gracie, Emersyn and Hadley; two step-children, Amy Claar and her husband, Bruce, of New Enterprise, and Ronald W. Hammel, Jr. and his wife, Christy, of Claysburg; and four step-grandchildren: Bruce, Corey, Dakota and Lexi.
A private funeral service will be held at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, with Pastor Philip J. Waite and Rev. Dan A. Hammel, brother-in-law of the deceased, Co-Officiating.
Interment will be at Bradford Cemetery, Woodland.
Memorial contributions may be made in Marsha’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 or at www.cancer.org.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and share memories at www.beezerheathfh.com.