Marcia was born in Wilmington DE on May 21, 1938 and died on April 14, 2022. She attended Conrad High School in Wilmington, graduated from Hanover College in Indiana Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and graduated from Drexel University with a Master’s Degree in Library Science.
Marcia is survived by her husband of 56 years Dr. Richard Aston and their children, Mark, Joan and Deborah, grandchildren Thomas, Mary, Peter, Clara, Michael, Caroline and Hannah, and by her sisters Cynthia, Margaret, Priscilla and Mary Elizabeth. She was preceded in death by her brother David.
Marcia worked as a librarian most recently at Kings College and Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was an active member of the Wyoming Valley Presbyterian Church and a committee member of the Osterhout Library. She was an avid reader who read more than a book a week for most of her life, enjoyed her grandchildren, long walks, her pets and cross stich embroidery.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, April 22 at Kniffen O'Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services, 465 S. Main St. Wilkes-Barre PA 18701.
Interment will follow in Hanover Green Cemetery, Hanover Twp. Family and friends may visit from 10:00 AM -11:00 AM. Condolences may be sent to kniffenfuneralhome.com
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