Obituaries

Marcia Kay Voss-Stephano

December 6, 1948 - September 20, 2022

Voss, Marcia

Marcia Voss-Stephano, 73, of Sugar Grove passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.  She was born December 6, 1948, in Chicago the daughter of Chester and Elizabeth (Harrington) Lulinski.  She was united in marriage to Walter ‘Wally” Stephano June 9, 2017, in Batavia, IL.

Marcia was born and raised in Chicago and pursued her college education from NIU where she graduated with a degree in education.  She was a bright and inspiring educator who taught for over thirty years at Joliet West High School.  Her first 10 years she taught English courses before serving as a guidance counselor for the last 22 years before retirement.  Always active and looking to inspire others Marcia started the Sugar Grove Woman’s Club.  Marica’s Lord and Savior was her guide and her foundation throughout her entire life.  She enjoyed spending time with her prayer group and was a member of ChapelStreet Church Mill Creek Campus.

She is survived by her loving husband, Wally; two children, Julie Puddicombe and Laura Ericksen; her mother, Elizabeth Lulinski; a stepdaughter, Olivia Stephano, stepson, Ben (Erin) Bradley; three grandchildren, Zander and Libby Voss and Axel Bradley; a brother James (Cathy) Lulinski, a sister Betty (Kris) Kirby, her in-laws, Michael Stephano, Ronald (Linda) Stephano and Mark Stephano; her adored nieces and nephews, Jessica (Mike) Sims, Rebecca (James) Flaminio, Jason (Sara) Sroufe, Jaclyn (Zach) Nicholson; and her cousins, Jack (Rosemary) Gjeldum, Marylou (Milan) Rabatic, Tom (Rose Marie) Mehok, Janice (Gene) Kelly, Dan (Barb) Gjeldum, Bob (Helene) Mehok, Fran Mehok and Darice Grzybowski.   

She is preceded in death by her father Chester and her former husband Mark Puddicombe.

Visitation will be held 1:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. Sunday, September 25, 2022, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL.  A funeral service will follow the visitation at the funeral home at 4:00 P.M.

Guest Book

  • Elnora Webb “God himself will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things has passed away.” (Revelation 21:3:4) .
  • Barbara Phelan I worked with Marcia in the Guidance Office at Joliet West. She was liked by everyone and enjoyed working with all her students. My prayers and thoughts go out to all her family.
  • Peter Roets Heather and I want to extend our deepest condolences to Wally and his family.
  • Stephanie Shumway Wilder My heartfelt sympathies to Wally jr, and his family. Your Marcia sounds like a person who love life to the fullest. God bless your Stephano Family. Stephanie and Bob Wilder, Baxter, MN
  • Ginny Phillips My deepest sympathy to the family. I was a former student at Joliet East. She was such a warm, wonderful person and an incredible teacher. It was so nice to see her enjoying her retirement that she richly deserved! So many people were touched by her and are better for it. We are all grieving with you💗