Marcelle Agnes Taccone
June 6, 1932 – April 3, 2019
Marcelle Agnes Taccone, 86, a long-time resident of Homewood, Al, went to be with the Lord on April 3rd at St. Vincent’s Hospital after a brief illness. Marcelle was born on June 6, 1932 in Lawrence, Massachusetts to Joseph and Exilda Morissette. Marcelle moved to Alabama at the age of 17 and graduated from Greensboro High School in Hale County. She attended St. Vincent’s School of Nursing where she graduated as a registered nurse in 1954. She retired from St. Vincent’s after 40 years of nursing. She was an active member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church and a member of the Women’s Alter Sodality, Our Lady of Peace Guild. Marcelle devoted her life to caring for others. She was a loving wife, sister, mother, and grandmother giving selflessly to her family. She will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her. Marcelle is preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald A. Taccone, to whom she was married for 47 years, her parents, Joseph and Exilda Morissette and one sister, Connie Davis. She leaves behind one loving sister, Irene Morissette, of Birmingham, Al. and 5 children : Donald ( Debbie Brown), Marion ( Bonnie), Debbie Brooks ( Richy), Cathy Harris ( Emery) and Susan Destafino ( Todd) as well as 10 grandchildren, Matthew ( Rachel) and Thomas Taccone of Tucson, Az, Marcy, Emery, Reagan and Luke Harris, and Dalton Shultz all of Birmingham, and Caleb , Connor, and Cade Brooks, of Auburn, AL., 2 great-grandchildren, Lillian and Eleanor Taccone of Tucson, Az. and a host of nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 8 at 3:00pm at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church with visitation prior between 2:00pm. - 3:00pm. Burial at Elmwood Cemetery following Mass. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the St. Jude Organization or to the St. Vincent’s Bruno Cancer Center.
- Visitation Monday, April 8, 2019
- Funeral Mass Monday, April 8, 2019