Jeffrey L. Marcelle of Covington passed away April 29, 2016, at the age of 75. Born in Trinidad, Mr. Marcelle moved to the United States in 1967. He worked as a boiler maker in New York City, for 30 years, before moving to Covington. Mr. Marcelle was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. He liked listening to Jazz and Caribbean music, and he enjoyed gardening. Mr. Marcelle was a loving, energetic gentleman who cherished the time spent with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Theophilus and Rosanna (Marcelle) Streete; granddaughter, Akila Marcelle, and his sisters, Veronica Hessic and Phyllis Williams.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Madonna Marcelle; daughter and son-in-law, LeAndra and Steven Thompson; son and daughter-in-law, Ian and Caroline Marcelle; five grandchildren; sisters, Agatha Marcelle, Verona Thomas, Marva Sealey; brothers, Lloyd Streete, Charlie Streete, Kenneth Thomas, Patrick Streete, Desmond Streete; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The Roman Catholic Funeral Rites will begin with a Rosary Service on Monday, May 2, 7:00 PM, at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington. Friends are welcome to visit with Mr. Marcelle's family Monday, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM, at the funeral home. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, May 3, 2:00 PM, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 11524 Highway 278 NE, in Covington, with Father Roberto A. Orellana as priest-celebrant. The Rite of Committal will be held in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. The location of the cemetery is pending and will be announced.