Marcella McCarthy Nee Kryzinski

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Marcella McCarthy Nee Kryzinski, a resident of Holiday Island, AR, was born Sept. 14, 1915 in Milwaukee, WI, a daughter of Henry and Anastasia (Siudinski) Kryzinski. She departed this life Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 in Eureka Springs, AR, at the age of 97 years.

Marcella was a homemaker. She was of the Catholic faith and a member of the St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church; she was also a member of the Holiday Island Association of Arts, Eureka Springs Opera Guild and the A.A.R.P.

She is survived by daughter, Mary and husband John, five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; daughter, Jane and husband Gregory, three children and four great-grandchildren; several other relatives and a host of friends.

Marcella was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Patrick McCarthy; parents, Henry and Anastasia Kryzinski; one son, John McCarthy; and one sister, Alice Thiry.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish Center. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Elizabeth Parish, 232 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at