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Marcia Gyale Hotchkiss

February 21, 1937 October 25, 2019
Marcia Gyale Hotchkiss
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Obituary for Marcia Gyale Hotchkiss

Marcia Gyale Hotchkiss, 82, of Lapeer, died peacefully Friday, October 25, 2019.

Marcia was born February 21, 1937 in Pontiac, Michigan to Truman and Ernestine (Wardell) Smith – the oldest of nineteen children. Growing up with 18 younger siblings Marcia was a caregiver from moment one. She married Bernard “Bernie” Hotchkiss and they had four boys of their own. Marcia was a wonderful wife and mother her entire life. She owned and operated Hotchkiss Living Facility, Inc. – an Alternative Living Facility (assisted living) for over 50 years, retiring in January of 2019.

Marcia is survived by her two sons: Bernie (Sue) Hotchkiss Jr. of Lapeer and Mike (Cari) Hotchkiss of Lapeer & Traverse City; daughters-in-law: Jane (Al) Tedesco of Lapeer and Julie Hotchkiss of Oxford; eight grandchildren: Bernie (Kristen) Hotchkiss III, Jenice Groth, Matthew (Emily) Hotchkiss, Jessica Hotchkiss, Meredith (Kyle) VanKoevering, Lee (Jean) Hotchkiss, Katie (Dan) Pardington and Elichia (Steve) Flores; seventeen great-grandchildren; ten siblings: Dawn (Larry) Massey, Becky Muxlow, Debra (John) Guiliano, Bonnie (Dennis) Day, Renee Goodell, Truman Smith, Gary (Joan) Smith, Daniel Smith, Bill (Jane) Smith and Phillip (Barbara) Smith. Marcia is also survived by many, many nieces & nephews and great nieces & great nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernie Hotchkiss; three sons: Randall "Randy" Hotchkiss, Ronald "Ronnie" Hotchkiss and Donald "Donnie" Hotchkiss; siblings: Joyce Currier, Sandy Childers, Faith Canaday-Potter, Crystal Brandt, Paul Smith, David Smith, Tim Smith and Tom Smith and her aforementioned parents.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00AM Monday, October 28, 2019 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. Pastor Lee Hotchkiss will officiate. Marcia’s family will receive friends from 10-11AM Monday morning.

Please visit www.MuirBrothersLapeer.com to leave Marcia’s family a remembrance or condolence.


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Gathering

Monday

28

Oct

10:00 AM 10/28/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Memorial Service

Monday

28

Oct

11:00 AM 10/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Stiles Cemetery Final Resting Place

1900 N. Saginaw Street
Lapeer, MI 48446

1900 N. Saginaw Street Lapeer 48446 MI
United States
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