YOUNGSTOWN – Marcella C. “Marcie” Dickey, 66, died Thursday morning November 18, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Marcie graduated from Chaney High School in 1973. Soon after, she began her career as a bartender, bringing smiles and joy to the faces of many customers daily. Marcie was known as the best bartender in town, serving the coldest drinks at several taverns including The New Deal, Yohmans, The Bonanza, Lil Gails and Cherols.
Marcie absolutely loved life and was always happy to help anyone she could. She would give the shirt off her back if it meant helping someone. She was so happy to have several holiday celebrations every year in her house with her family. Marcie loved spending time and shopping with her daughter, Stefanie, which they often did, and loved having warm, heartfelt conversations with her son, John, and always a hot Sunday meal for Sam.
Born to the late John A. Dickey and Aurelia D. Wooten, she will join them in Heaven with her stepfather, William “Bill” Wooten; her beloved brother, Robert “Bobbie” Dickey; and her favorite puppy, Athena.
Her amazing children Stefanie Dickey (Jose) and John R. Dickey (Stephanie) survive. her sisters-in-law, Caroline Dickey Schofield, Patricia Johnson, Georgia Silver and Patty Dickey; her life partner, Samuel A. Vittorio; and a loving puppy, Tootsie, and a cat, Trouble.
A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021, at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, with calling times to follow from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.