Marcia K. (Parks) Holpuch April 7, 1959 – April 29, 2022 (age 63)
Marcia Kaye Holpuch, age 63, of Laytonsville, Maryland, passed away peacefully of natural causes at her home on Friday, April 29, 2022.
Marcia was born on April 7, 1959, in Geneva, Illinois, the daughter of Harold and Verla Parks. Marcia grew up in Geneva, Illinois, where she was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Geneva and graduated from Geneva Community High School in 1977. In the 1990’s, Marcia and her family moved to Laytonsville, Maryland where she continued to touch many lives through her love of music, biking, and passion to help others plus volunteering in many community organizations; the Damascus Lion’s Club, Damascus High School Band Boosters, Boy Scout Troop 207, the Browningsville Cornet Band. Marcia was employed at the Howard Community College in the IT department.
Marcia was preceded in death by her father, Harold Eugene Parks of Goreville, Illinois. She is survived by her mother Verla M. (Sellars) Parks of Geneva, Illinois; her sisters, Marla (Jim) Shell of Hawthorn Woods, Illinois, Marlene Parks of Dekalb, Illinois, and Scherry Dattilo of Crescent City, Illinois; her husband Charlie Holpuch of Damascus, Maryland; her two sons, John (Katie) of Laurel, Maryland and Nicholas (Becky Mitchell) of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom; her nieces and nephew Tiffany Kohl, Amy, Madison, and Marissa Burr, Emily and Casey Shell; her two granddaughters, Imogen and Charley Holpuch; along with dozens of cousins, aunts and uncles.
A celebration of Marcia and her many contributions to the community will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Damascus American Legion, located at 10201 Lewis Drive, Damascus, Maryland 20872, from 6-8pm. Dinner will be provided.
To honor Marcia, and in lieu of flowers, please send any donations to the Lion’s Club Foundation: for credit to Camp Merrick and the 22C Honor Band, at P.O. Box 267, Damascus, Maryland 20872.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at molesworthwilliams.com