Thressa Augustine McCree 1929-2020

POLAND — Thressa Augustine McCree, 90, formerly of Hillsville, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at Hospice House in Poland.

Born Sept. 28, 1929, in Hillsville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Rose Pasqualino Augustine.

On June 25, 1993, she married her beloved husband, Marcel (Marshall) McCree Sr. He preceded her in death April 24, 2003.

Thressa had worked as a loan clerk and teller for the former First Seneca Bank until she retired after 35 years.

She was a member of Holy Spirit Parish.

Thressa enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and visiting casinos.

Thressa is survived by her stepchildren, Marsha Covert and her husband Bob of Mount Jackson, Pa., Laurie Cherol and her husband Frank, Joseph McCree and his friend, Janet Marstellar, Marcell McCree Jr. and his wife Sue, all of Poland, and Patrick McCree of New Castle, Pa.; eight step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, and her husband, Thressa was preceded in death by her step-grandson, John McCree.

Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. Friday at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road, New Castle, Pa.

A blessing service will be held 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Deacon John Carran of Holy Spirit Parish will officiate.

Burial will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.

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