Marcella (Marcy) Focht, 79, of Spotsylvania County, passed away Friday, January 4, 2019, at Mary Washington Hospital, after a short battle with lung cancer.
Marcy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was a member of Annunciation high school class of 1957 and she was involved in music, playing piano, and drums. Marcy moved to DC after graduating, where she met the love of her life, Theodore (Ted) and they were married in 1961. She and Ted raised three children Mark, Dawn Johnson, Eric (Terri); have five grandchildren Dan Focht, Brian and Aaron Johnson, Heidi and Evan Focht; and one great-granddaughter, Tinsley Johnson (Aaron).
Marcy was a synchronized swimmer, avid bowler, enjoyed cruising and relaxing at the beach. She enjoyed scrapbooking as her favorite past time. Marcy enjoyed preserving family memories. She had an incredible zest for life and a witty sense of humor.
Marcy is survived by her brother, John Ziegler (Millie) and three nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Nellie; and her nephew Billy Ziegler. The family would like to especially thank Pam DeWolfe.
There will be a private family celebration.
In lieu of flowers and cards, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, St. Jude's Children's Hospital, or your local animal shelter.