Marcella A. Reasoner, 89, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Marcella A. Reasoner, 89, Watertown, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at Samaritan Keep Home where she had been a resident.

Marcella was born May 27, 1931, in the town of Ellisburg, a daughter to the late Lyle and Mabel Fuller Nichols.

She married Eldon E. Reasoner in Felts Mills, NY. Marcella and Eldon owned and operated Eldon Reasoner’s Garage.  Mr. Reasoner died Feb. 10, 2002.

She is survived by her children, Lyle Hamm, Watertown, Lynn Hamm, Watertown, Laurie Hamm, Holiday, FL, Leon Hamm, Watertown, and Leisa Hamm, Felts Mills; several grandchildren; a brother, Johnny Nichols; and a sister, Sheila Nichols.

Marcella loved helping her husband with the business, crocheting, knitting and gardening. She had a special place in the hearts of all who knew her. She will be greatly missed.

The family would like to thank the staff on the 7th floor of Samaritan Keep Home during her stay there. They always kept her in good spirits and they truly loved her.

Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.

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