- 59 years old
- Date of birth: Jun 10, 1952
- Place of birth:
Whittier, California, United States
- Date of passing: Sep 3, 2011
- Place of passing:
Whittier, California, United States
|Remembering Marsha.... Strong, Vibrant, Intelligent, Caring and Beautiful.|
This memorial website was created to honor Marsha Antonelli. Please feel free to share your thoughts and feelings of Marsha
I wish to thank each and every one of you who sent cards and flowers. It is impossible to write to everyone, the number of cards is overwhelming and the flowers to Marsha and me were unbelievable in their beauty. Needless-to-say, it is extremely difficult being without Marsha, but many of you have been gracious in your comments and deeds and have lessened the grief ever so slighly, but meaningfully.
My sincerest thank you to you all.
"For Marsha I wish that thank all of you who continue to remember this outstanding, giving, caring, outgoing woman who absolutely lit up a room when she came into it. It has been three difficult years being without her and it does not get easier with the passing of time, nor do I wish it to for I want her close in my heart forever. John"
"Marsha, three years have gone by since you left us to be with the Angels. We still miss you here and I am certain that we will remember and miss until each one of us gets to see you in God's Kingdom. You are, and always will be, an awesome friend to everyone who was blessed to know you! May God bless John, his family and your family!"
"My dear Marsha, I think of you always and what a wonderful and kind person you were to everyone who met you. Missing you greatly. Love always, Jacquelyn"
"Remembering our beloved Marsha on her birthday. My prayers continue to be with her family and with those who knew and loved her. She is still so deeply missed..."
"Marsha & I met in 1977 in Med. Rec. at PIH, She was the big sister I always wanted. She helped me to learn to Celebrate life Everyday!! I'm just so sorry I just found out..i wanted to thank her for so so so many things. Love you and all our Memories <3"
"Has it really been two years? I was looking through the 1970 Cardinal yearbook yesterday. I happened across one of your pictures and noticed that your smile was always that genuine "Marsha Smile" all of your life and it is still remembered today! What a tribute that is! You are especially remembered on this, your second birthday, in Eternity!"
Nancy, Terri, Amy and I are celebrating you today at lunch. We miss you terribly and always will. You certainly have touched our hearts, I can still hear your fabulous 'laugh' in my head....."
"Marsha you left so suddenly and although we all still have big holes in our hearts, we know you are happy and with your loved ones that have passed before you. We miss you dear friend. Love,Debbie"
"Marsha, I often think of you since you left us. It is special days, like your birthday when I miss you the most. Still, you are in a place so incredibly beautiful that none of us left behind can imagine it! I know that all of us look forward to joining you in eternity. Until then, Happy Birthday, Marsha! We love you now and always!!!"
"Marsha...I cannot forget our childhood memories. I see the pictures of your life and believe that you had a rich life of friends and experiences. It saddens me to think you were taken so soon. Not fair...whereever you are may you be smiling from ear to ear surrounded by love and beauty. May your family always recall the sound of your laughter. Love, Suz"
"Raising a glass to you, my dear friend, and always celebrating you! Happy Happy Birthday (tomorrow) beautiful Marsha! Love to you John... and to all of us that are celebrating your beautiful Marsha!"
"It has been a year since you left us. It is true that you will never be gone as long as we keep you in our hearts, but oh how we miss that beautiful smile and the loving disposition that came with it. Be at peace, dear friend, for we look forward to the day when we will join you in eternity and be able to enjoy that beautiful smile and loving disposition forever!"
"I know you and your brothers are toghter and are happy but you are missed so much here on earth. Your parents especially miss you.. i can hear your laugh and great smile... Your the angel that keeps your parents wrapped in the wings of love. I miss you kathy"
"I have added a photo of the memorial to Marsha on the Greenway Trail in Whittier."
"Just the thought of Marsha and John bring such a warm smile to my face...I know you are so missed by all your family, friends and community...Loving thoughts on the day !!!"
"5000 people have visited or revisited this site since last year.
Marsha! We miss you so badly....
I'll be remembering you on The Whittier greenway trail tomorrow morning at 7:00am with my Mom and Sister....."
"I find myself visiting this site often to look at the photos. It is still too hard to phathom Marsha is really not here with us. She is in a place of beauty and light and those deserving, will meet with her again. Prayers to John, Max and Marsha's parents. Their loss was unimaginable."
"Just such a terrible shock to me. I was so touched by Marsha's sweet smile and how we just felt like we new each other for ever. I met her lovely familyworking at the Marriott in Trumbull.Marsha would visit me in the concierge we would talk about are lives.I"ll never forgether because she lives in my heart.Marsha was a giving,lovingsole,God bless her lovinghusband, John.With love always ."
"Impossible to believe it has been 2+ months since Marsha left us. I still think of her everyday. I start to pick up the phone to go over a receipe or schedule a "doggie play day" at our house. I hope all of us are keeping John, Max and Doris and Ted O'Cheskey in our prayers. Our loss is big but theirs is unimaginable."
"William and I just found out about your loss. send you our prayerful condolences in this time of grief, great loss, and gratitude for a tremendous life that was a blessing to so many."
"Marsha you were one of the sweetest most caring people
we have ever known. We will miss your smiling face
Love, Belinda & Pete"
"Dear Marsha, I got to know you at WHS through your dear sweet brother Brad. He has always lived in my heart and now you will as well. I hope all three of you are now together in heaven. I'm sure your brothers welcomed you into their arms. My heart goes out to your parents."
"My heart goes out to Marsha's parents. I remember growing up with Gary, Marsha and Bradley. on Adele and Ben Alder. Kids birthday parties. Hanging out at the Model Market. Memories from way back! It was great to spend time with Marsha. Ahh"
"OUR TWO HEARTS LIT A CHANDLE FOR MARSHA & BOTH FAMILIES TODAY. HER ENDEARING SMILE WILL ALWAYS BE A REMINDER OF TRUE HAPPINESS & LOVE.
OUR HEARTS ARE HEAVY & FULL OF SORROW WHILE OUR LOVE FOR MARSHA WILL BE FOR ETERNAL LIFE.
PERSONAL THOUGHTS, & PRAYERS,
Diane & Ken"
"My heart goes out to the family. I will be praying for you. I remember Marsha in High School. She was a good friend, kind to everyone. I was in the class of 71. She encouraged me to be a cheer leader. She had such a fantastic personality. I am so sorry for your loss."
"Marsha-You were the first to welcome me into the Whittier family when I met Mike, and always made me feel welcome. What a lovely bridal shower you hosted for me! I only remember you with a smile and that great laugh. You will be missed. With much love, Lisa and Mike"
"Marsha, my heart is heavy with your passing. I have so many fond memories of our time together at PIH med. records. May the Lord bless and keep you. May your soul know the depth of love that surrounds all memories of you. I am blessed to have known you. From Gerri Cane."
"What to say? I don’t think there are any words we know that could come close to describe what a wonderful person, Marsha. I just feel very blessed to have known her."
"As so many, we were drawn to you for your cheerfulness, warmth and kindness. We are deeply saddened by your unexpected passing. You will truly be missed dear friend. I'll save an amber Xmas ornament in your honor. Janice & Del"
"Marsha was a teenager when she first came to work in the Medical Record Department at PIH. She sure livened up that department. We all loved her from the start. She became a good friend and was there for me when my husband was ill. I feel lucky to have known her. God bless!"
"MARSHA.. A GENUINE SPIRIT SO CAREING..UPLIFTING .. AND KIND ..CONSISTANT AND HAPPY.. THESE ALL COME TO MIND..YOU INDEED WILL BE FOREVER MISSED.."
"I met Marsha over two decades ago when she taught Guest Relations at PIH. I was in awe of her. She taught what she lived and breathed. She was a gracious, classy, compassionate, caring lady. I will miss her. May God carry her parents and husband."
"I will always remember the visit Marsha made to my hospital bedside after my horse accident. She brought with her cards from the Giddy Yuppies, a beautiful bouquet of flowers; but more importantly....a friendly smile & true concern. She made me laugh when I needed it the most!"
"In high school you were intense,focused,full of energy and enthusiastic. I so enjoyed our friendship. The few times we saw each other over the years, that friendship was rekindled. You made a strong and positve impact on our world many will never forget you."
"My memories of Marsha are ones filled with laughter and happiness. Gifts of love that I will keep in my heart forever. She will be deeply missed."
"Marsha was a truly wonderful person. She was a dedicated and loyal executive at PIH, she had tremendous energy, and she was a compassionate, caring person. She had a way of making everyone feel as though they were the best of friends. I will miss her terribly."
"Marsha was my very best friend in high school, she was my maid of honor in my wedding. Even though our lives went different directions she has lived forever in my heart! I will never forget the great times we shared at the river, our homes and school.. God bless you Marsha!"
"I knew Marsha at WHS. We were in the varsity pep squad as seniors, & women's track for 4 yrs. Marsha's event (the high jump) was always at the end of the meet. With all of us watching she would sail over the bar. She continued to bloom long past HS into a vibrant caring woman."
"Wish I could have told you in person that you were the kindest, most supportive boss I've ever had. Thank you for believing in me when I didn't. I've admired your graciousness to people, and I've learned much from you. Thank you, Marsha... with love, Grace (Cheng) Hsu"
"Dear Marsha, Heaven is now a better place. It has you gracious presence there. Lovely, kind and thoughtful.
Ny prayers are with those you loved so much."
"Marsha was one of those unsung angels who spread many acts of kindness, love, thoughtfulness, and compassion to all those around her on a daily basis. We already miss her deeply. Pam & Greg Polito"
"Friends and husband...I am sorry that you have lost a friend so dear and wonderful. Our friendship in high school will never be forgotten. Her sense of humor and laughter made my world a brighter place. I never knew the Marsha you know and I wish I had. Hugs to you all. Love, Suz"
"Marsha was a classy lady. I always admired her professionalism and friendly, caring attitude toward everyone she met. Whittier has lost a true gem. On behalf of the Whittier Chamber board and members, I extend condolences to Marsha's family. She will be missed."
"Little did you know my friend, that while you were simply living your life being Marsha, you would touch so many lives so profoundly. You have taught us all many lessons of friendship, love and kindness that will be with us forever. Until we meet again."
"Marsha was so passionate about the way she lived her life. She always greeted Tim and I with such enthusiasm. We loved and enjoyed every visit with her. She appreciated everyone of her friends in a very special way. We will miss you so much. Tim and Kristi"
"Marsha's creative kindness has been multiplied in the lives of whom she served, loved & laughed with. Her character described the #10 woman. Though she emphasized presentation was 80% of everything, her addition of personal care, magnified everything to 1000%. Eph 3:17a, 18-19"
"A champagne toast and kisses to the moon in tribute to a most wonderful lady who will continue to be an remarkable inspiration to me and the other Cowgirls of the South Bay. Marsha - I vow to continue in your spirit of generosity and joy and thank you for beautiful memories XOXO"
"Marsha was so kind and gracious to Lorraine, Madison and I, we are, like everyone else, absolutely devastated for this loss. Marsha was beautiful, intelligent and had a great sense of humor,the Friendly Hllls Family has lost one of its best members and she will be forever missed."
"Although we didn't hang out together (I was new at Whittier High and a very little fish in a big pond),you were friendly to me in gym class and I so appreciated your kindness. My prayers go out to your family!"
"Marilyn and I extend our condolences to dear Marsha's family and friends. I was privileged to work with Marsha at PIH for a number of years throughout which she brought intelligence, energy and good humor to her work as Public Relations Director. Always smiling, always graceful."
"Thank you Marsha for being my friend. We met in 2976 and became instant friends. I will forever miss your smiling face and bubbly personality. Our dinners together throughout the years always brightened my days.
You will be dearly missed."
"Just before I joined ARS in 2004, I was invited the ARS Christmas party. I was sitting at a table some distance for the head table. Marsha got up and came over to introduce herself to me with that forever smile of hers and welcomed me to ARS. I will forever miss her and her smile"
"Marsha was my boss at PIH right out of college. I learned so much from her. Her support and love helped me succeed. She will be missed. Love to all her family and friends. She will always be with us."
"You touched the lives of so many by giving so much of yourself. Thank you Marsha."
"Marsha was 18 and I was 19 years old when we first met as co-workers in medical records at PIH. So many wonderful memories. You touched my life and so many others with your love."
"We first met when we were bridesmaids in Brad and Susie's wedding. You were always charming, fun and full of love and I am so saddened by your death. My thoughts and prayers are with your family."
"Marsha, your light went out way too early.
We needed it to show us dedication, self-sacrifice, good planning,
generosity, and always humor. We will surely miss you!"
"What a loss! We remember so many good times, making pizza w/Bob, shopping, laughing at old stories, talking flowers (wasn't one we didn't like). If a question/problem, Marsha would just say"PSHAW" forge ahead to make us all happy. It's true "God only takes the best". Cathy & Bob"
"What a wonderful honor to have been a friend of such a special Women.Spending time with her at the club and especially the Holidays will truley be missed.We will miss your smile and hugs!!! Larry & Laura Holbrook"
""Thank you Marsha for all the laughter we had when you came for your mani's & pedi's......all our conversations about our furry children, your love for those peanut butter cookies and just the fun you brought to my day. I will miss you so much!""
"Marsha was one of the most gracious women I have known. I admired her so much; Nikki and I felt that she was a most wonderful role model; her joyous nature and her warmth and, her ability to reach out to all people and make each one feel special was outstanding. To me she was really an angel on ear"
"Our times together were brief but they were sweet and memorable. We will miss you dearly. Sofia and Albie"
"My grandmother, Annabelle Seymour, knew Marsha for many years and is absolutely crushed to lose such a dear friend. Marsha was so kind and loving to her, she will be forever in our hearts."
"No one was kinder, more alive, more loving. We join her family in sorrow ... but do not sorrow as those who have no hope. (1 Thessalonians 4:13.)"
"Our hearts are very heavy at this time. Our Prayers are with John, Family and so many friends. Marsha is a amazing women and will be great loss in all our lives."
"Fred and Sandy Kaplan
Our hearts are very heavy at this time. Our prayers are with John, Family and so many friends..Marsha is a amazing women and will be a great loss in all our lives."
"Our hearts are broken but we are grateful to have had you for a valued and cherished friend. We will always remember you for your loving and generous heart and the lives that you touched and inspired. PASHA! We love you Marsha."
"A friend from grade school through high school. When I reflect back on our experiences in high school, I can't help but laugh. Thank you Marsha for so many good memories! You have touched many lives and will never be forgotten!"
"Sweet Marsha, you truly lived your life with an open heart and an adventurous spirit. I will continue to reflect on the gift of your friendship and the impact you had and will continue to have on everyone you touched--Thank you Marsha! We love you and will miss you dearly..."
"My beautiful Marsha, you hired me when I was 19 & became my friend and mentor.I always felt a special bond and connection with you. Your love & friendship has meant the world to me. As part of the "giggle & putt girls" you were our ace as you were always our ace in life. Love you"
"A beautiful person Marsha was, she always had a smile on her face and was a terrific leader. She will truly be missed..Praying for her family. God's Blessings"
"On Behalf of the Sheals family and the Rogers family, Marsha, we will sorely miss your loving and caring spirit, your wonderful sense-of-humor and your enduring friendship. Marsha, you are unique and irreplaceable. You are forever in our hearts!"
"Our world has lost a beautiful human being, but Heaven now has an even more beautiful new Angel. Her loved ones are in my prayers. Marsha, thank you for making me feel good about myself! I am forever indebted to you! We will see you again in Heaven!"
"Thank you Marsha for being my friend. You always had a smile on your face and a hug just when anyone needed it. I will miss you...you made a huge difference in my life."
"A dear friend since 2nd grade through even after H.S. So many memories of childhood and becoming young ladies together.Praying for her family.Denise Gulino"
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