Marcella Toto
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Obituary of Marcella M. Toto

Marcella M. (Marshall) Toto, 66, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019, at Seasons Hospice – Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of Richard R. Toto, whom she married on October 2, 1971.


Born in Northampton County, VA, on March 12, 1953, Marcella was the daughter of the late Owen and Fannie Louise (Martin) Marshall.


Marcella graduated from John Dickinson High School in Wilmington, DE. She was a bank teller at First National Bank of West Chester, Kennett Square, PA, a caretaker for her mother for a number of years, and a member of St. John the Beloved Catholic Church in Wilmington, DE. In her spare time, she enjoyed taking trips to Delaware Park, cooking, shopping, and taking car and truck rides with her husband for work and pleasure. Marcella’s greatest passion in life was spoiling her family!


In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughters, Theresa L. Toto, Wilmington, DE; Rachael A. Quinn, wife of Edward, Lafayette Hill, PA; and Rebecca L. Avello, wife of Enrico, Jr., Kennett Square, PA; her grandchildren, Casey Avello, Joseph R. Nicotra, Gabriella Loughery, Gillianna Loughery, and Gocelyn Quinn; her brother, John C. Marshall, TX; and her sister, Andre Marshall, DE.


A viewing will take place on Friday, September 13, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, 8910 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale, PA 19311. A funeral mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at St. Patrick’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marcella’s memory to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at Online condolences may be made to the family at