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Robert Marcelle

January 16, 1963 ~ September 5, 2019 (age 56)
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Obituary of Robert Marcelle

Master Craftsman


Robert Marcelle, 56, of Millsboro, DE and formerly of Pennsylvania passed away suddenly on September 5, 2019.  He was born in Chester, PA on January 16, 1963 to the late Edward R. and Jean Brain Marcelle.  Robert was owner and operator of R.W. Marcelle Carpentry, he was a master craftsman.  He loved shooting, was a NASCAR fan, loved baseball, woodworking and most of all spending time with his family.  He also liked to have cook-outs, and enjoyed camping and traveling.  He was fun, outgoing, loved to talk and please people.  Robert was a very hard worker.


He is survived by his beloved wife, Sandy and four children:  Keith Marcelle (Lisa), of Aston, PA; Jennifer Watson, of Millsboro, DE; Brandon Marcelle (Vicky) of Aston, PA; and Robert Marcelle, Jr., of Winchester, VA.  Also surviving are four siblings: Barbara Markland (Chris), of Chadds Ford, PA; Debbie McFadden (Hugh), of Chichester, PA; Aleita Frieze (Fred), of Chichester, PA and Edward Marcelle, of Milton, DE. There are eight grandchildren: Teagan; Kenny; Brady; Bailey; Kayden; Brayden; Reygan; and Sakura.


 Robert leaves behind aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins, extended family and many friends and neighbors.  Also surviving are “Bootsie” his cat, and “Sadie” his grand-doggie.


A Memorial Service, and Celebration of His Life will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the River Church, 35175 Roxana Road, Frankford, DE at 1:00 PM, with Pastor Bryan Sells, officiating.     Interment arrangements are private.


In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions either to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market St, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106; or to the River Church, 35175 Roxana Road, Frankford, DE 19945.


Electronic condolences to:

Donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter
399 Market St. Suite 102, Philadelphia PA 19106


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