Obituary of Francelia M. Rebscher
Mrs. Francelia M. Rebscher, 71, of Marcy, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica with her loving husband by her side.
Francelia was born in Utica, on December 16, 1950, the daughter of Edward and Nicolena (Vatalaro) Martin. She was raised and educated in Utica and was a graduate of Proctor High School. Francelia was employed with the Utica Public Library, where she met her future husband. On June 9, 1972, Francelia was united in marriage with the love of her life, Frederick Rebscher at Blessed Sacrament Church in Utica, and the couple shared a blessed union of 50 years. Shortly after her marriage, she gained employment with the Hartford Insurance Company, retiring in 2008, after 33 years of service. Francelia enjoyed motorcycle riding, antiquing, decorating her home and especially loved cooking for her family and friends. She will also be remembered as a "kid Magnet" who treated all children as if they were her own. She was a parishioner of St. Mark’s Church in N. Utica.
Mrs. Rebscher is survived by her loving husband, Fred; two sisters, Bernadette (Edward) Williams and Mary Walczak; five brothers, John (Carol) Martin, Thomas (Melinda) Martin, Edward Martin, Bernard Martin and Nicholas Martin; a brother-in-law, Andrew (Nedra) Rebscher and two sisters-in-law, Frances Burns and Martha (Brian) Gaudet, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Anne Treasure and Joan Ferrell.
Relatives and friends are respecyfully invited to Francelia's memorial Mass of Christian burial on Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 12:30 p.m. at Historic Old St. John's Church in Utica.
Should anyone wish to provide a donation in her name, her preferred charity is in support of ovarian cancer research at https://giving.uvahealth.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Francelia Rebscher, please visit Tribute Store