Marsha Lee Vece
Marsha Lee Vece
  • May 2, 1951 - January 8, 2018
  • Clinton, Connecticut

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Marsha Lee Vece a native of Clinton, CT and member of The First Church of Christ Congregational passed away unexpectedly on Monday Jan. 8, 2018 at Yale New Haven Hospital.
She was the daughter of the late Daniel and Isabel Vece of Clinton. She was predeceased by her son Daniel Albert Benjamin.

Marsha was a 1969 graduate of The Morgan School where she was honored on the Wall of Fame (field hockey) and a 1973 graduate of Monmouth College/Illinois where she was President of Pi Beta Phi.
She was a guard at Cook County Jail/Chicago; UConn Police; EMT-Clinton Ambulance; Past President Clinton Woman's Club; Past member Bd of Directors/American Red Cross. Past member Clinton Bd of Police Commission; and a lifetime member of the Woman's Army Corps and American Legion Post 66.
Her proudest achievement was making rank of Drill Sargent in the US Army w/ meritorious service at Ft McClellan, Alabama. Though her military service was cut short due to illness, she was a lifelong advocate for veterans, most recently being honored with a quilt of valor. She was grateful to her "special" aids for their respect, kindness and companionship shown her.

Marsha was a lover of cats, always preferring to adopt the most "challenging" or "unwanted". She loved adventure; embracing opportunities to travel the world, though she enjoyed spending time with her family whom she loved most of all, but always wished for more time with her niece and nephew.

She leaves behind a brother Tom Vece (Theresa) of Clinton; Sister Nancy Shuss (Chuck) of Clinton.
Her beloved niece and nephew - Ashlee Fox Zarolinski (Mike) of Baltimore County, MD and Garrett Fox(Abbie) of Windham, ME along with their children -Ryker, Maisie, Cody and Ella.

As Marsha wished, there will be a private family service at a later date.
For those who wish to make a donation in Marsha's memory-
Families Helping Families
PO Box 166 Clinton, CT 06413