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Marcella N. Cusson


    Marcella N. Cusson, a longtime Secretary for the Centre United Methodist Church in Malden, passed away on October 22, 2016 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford, with her family at her side, she was 84. Born in Malden, MA the daughter of the late Carl Van Linde & Marcella A. (Riggs) Blomerth.

    Mrs. Cusson was raised and educated in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School Class of 1950. She later met and married her sweetheart Robert H. Cusson and the couple married on September 5, 1952 in Malden and remained in Malden and started a family. They would welcome into their loving family five children, Paul, Robert, Mark, Gayle and Gary. Marcella worked for the former Centre United Methodist in Malden Square as the church secretary for thirty-five years.

   Soon after retirement, she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, but that didn’t slow her down, and with her husband continued to travel around the country to visit with extended family and friends.

    In her spare time she enjoyed her Bunka (Japanese Embroidery Work), her time spent with the United Methodist Women and was a Worthy Advisor of the Rainbow. She was a longtime quilter and a cherished grandmother to her grandchildren & great- grandchildren.

    From 2002 – 2006 she was an active volunteer and treasurer of the Soldier’s Home Community while her husband was receiving care there until his last days.

    Marcella is survived by her children, Paul S. Cusson and his wife Maire, Robert A. Cusson and his wife Terri, Gary W. Cusson and his wife Julie all of Connecticut, Gayle E. Wierszchelek of Malden and her eleven grandchildren & six great-grandchildren. Her brother Francis Blomerth and his wife Gertrude of Medford.

    Marcella was predeceased by her husband Robert H. Cusson, her son Mark S. Cusson, her son in-law Joseph Wierszchalek and her siblings, Virginia, Carl, Edward, Sheldon, Irene Garfield and Dorothea Chellis.

    Funeral services will be held in the Weir-Mac Cuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 10 AM and will be interred at Puritan Lawn in Peabody.

    Friends & relatives may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers contributions in Marcella’s memory may be made to the: Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, P.O. Box 222, Rockland, MA 02370.


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