Rudolph J. ‘Rudy’ Marcella

CORNELL – Rudolph J. “Rudy” Marcella, 84, lifelong resident of Cornell, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his brother’s home in Cornell.

Rudy’s family will receive friends on Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Military rites, conducted by the Gladstone American Legion August Mattson Post 71, will follow visiting hours on Monday, at 6 p.m., at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.

Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Rudolph J. “Rudy” Marcella will follow on Tuesday, at 11 a.m., at Holy Family Church in Flat Rock, with Rev. Fr. John Longbucco officiating. Luncheon will follow in the Holy Family Church Parish Hall. Rudy will be laid to rest in the Fernwood Cemetery.

The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Marcella family with arrangements. Messages of condolence to Rudy’s family may be offered online at