09.05.10

Marcia Baldinger

Marcia Sickle Baldinger passed away  Saturday Sept. 4, 2010 in Wallingford, CT.  Marcia was the beloved wife of the late Irving Marcus Baldinger. She was born in New Haven on Dec. 10, 1919, daughter of the late Edward and Rebecca Greenhouse Sickle, sister of the late Erwin and Jack Sickle. The memory of Marcia is cherished by  her daughter, Susan (Paul) Torcellini of Hamden; and her son, Michael (Jill) Baldinger of Keyser, W. Va. She was the loving grandmother of Matthew Torcellini, Ronald (Mina) Baldinger, Anna (Brian) Patchell, and Adria Torcellini. Dear great-grandmother to Anna, Michael and William Baldinger, Brendan and Johnathan Patchell and Christopher Lombardo.

Graveside funeral service at the Beth Hamedrosh Cemetery, Brocket Pl., East Haven, Tuesday morning at 10:30. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Beth Sholom, 1809 Whitney Ave., Hamden or the Masonic Home, 22 Masonic Way, Wallingford.

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3 Comments

  1. Hermine Swimmer said,

    09.06.10 at 10:00 am

    Susan, I was very fond of your mom. She taught me how to play MJ 50 Years ago. Do you remember babysitting on snowy days so we could play? I teach the game twice a year at the JCC in Woodbridge. If you are interested, I have a class starting October 6th. Stanley and I send our deepst sympathy to you and your family.

  2. Joan Duffy said,

    09.07.10 at 5:41 pm

    Dear Susan, Michael and families,
    I was your mother’s volunteer Chaplain at the Masonic Health Care Center. During the past year, we grew to be very close friends. We enjoyed many long conversations and much laughter! She told me the stories about her cousin Helen Mirren, the actress, when they were young. Each summer, Helen’s family would come to visit their family in the United States. Helen would tell your Mom, with a “superior air”, “We don’t like the United States!” So much for that, since she can attribute her fame to the Hollywood Studios! I was the one who made her the framed photo of Helen, which you might have seen in her room. I was present at her service today, though arriving a bit late, and so I stayed behind to wait with Marcia as her burial was completed. It seemed a fitting thing for me to be with her at that time. I shall surely miss the special lady who always addressed me as “My Friend” and brightened up my day every time I visited her. She will always be in my heart.
    With heartfelt sympathy,
    Joan Duffy
    Hamden, CT
    203-407-1455
    Joan.Duffy@Yale.edu

  3. Amy and Glenn Stevens said,

    09.08.10 at 11:34 pm

    Dear Sue, sending you and your family our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers on the loss of your mother. Love, Amy, Glenn, Corey and Molly.