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Marsha M. (Mowery) Wamsley

September 19, 1948 — February 25, 2022

Dayton, Ohio

Marsha M. Wamsley

Age 73, of Vandalia, passed away Friday, February 25, 2022 at Miami Valley Hospital.   She was born September 19, 1948 in Wheeling, West Virginia, daughter of the late Harold “Buck” & Jean (Sivak) Mowery.    Marsha was dedicated to her profession and the people she served over her longstanding career.  She retired from Sinclair Community College after 28 years, serving as a Professor of Nursing.   Her reach as a nursing professional reached all over the Miami Valley, including Good Samaritan Hospital, Premier Health and the Dayton School of Practical Nursing.  Relationships with her students were priceless to Marsha and she took great pride in making sure she was continually educating in the importance of appropriate and compassionate care.

Marsha was a well-rounded athlete who enjoyed cycling, running and playing soccer.  She competed in 2 marathons played both indoor and outdoor soccer until she was 55.  She was also very creative and enjoyed crafting, knitting, and cross-stitch.  She enjoyed traveling, especially trips to the beach and Colonial Williamsburg.   Marsha was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church, was a devoted wife, mother.  She valued family tremendously and shared a wonderful relationship with her Grandmother Johanna Sivak.

Preceded in death by her parents, and very special cousin, Marlene Haught, Marsha is survived by her beloved husband of 52 years, Tom; children, Tom Jr. & wife, Libby Wamsley; daughter, Amy Wamsley; grandchildren, Ellie, Maya and Tommy; brothers, Michael (Kathy) Mowery and Rick (Kathy) Mowery; along with nieces, nephews, extended family and good friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 am, Friday, March 4 at the Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, Vandalia with Fr. John Tonkin officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 5-7 pm.

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Visitation

Thursday, March 3, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home

139 South Dixie Drive, Vandalia, OH 45377

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home

139 South Dixie Drive, Vandalia, OH 45377

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