Marlene J. Osmond,
Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Thursday June 2, 2022 at HealthSource Saginaw. Age 86 years. Daughter of the late Andrew and Thelma (Terrian) Nelson, Marlene was born May 29, 1936 in Saginaw, Michigan. She attended John Moore School, North School and was a 1954 graduate of Arthur Hill High School. Marlene was married to Thomas F. Osmond on October 5, 1957. He survives her. Marlene was employed in downtown Saginaw at Home Dairy Lunch Counter, Robins and Creed, Sunshine Biscuit, Skyway Furniture as a bookkeeper, and the Neighborhood Avon Lady. She started a silk wedding flower business at her home and help open the first WalMart Store on Brockway as a cashier and in the cash office. Marlene enjoyed crafts and was a part of many bazaars in the Saginaw Area. Marlene was a member of St. John Paul II Parish, past President of its Rosary –Altar Society and helped with funeral luncheons. Marlene and Tom were also members of St. Dominic Parish. She enjoyed bowling, roller skating, Bingo, Polka Dancing, and trips to the casino.
Surviving besides her husband Tom are one son and three daughters, David Osmond, Carrollton; Michelle and Ron Snow, Saginaw; Barbara Osmond, Saginaw; Mary Osmond, Saginaw; eleven grandchildren, Candice Osmond, Carisa and Jeremy Mendyk, Thomas and Nikki Snow, Patrick and Stephanie Snow, Rochelle Snow, Christopher Bailey, Brittany Bailey, Gary Ursuy, Kayla and Tyler Jensen, Angeline Medina, Ryan Nestell; several great-grandchildren; many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Marlene was preceded in death by one son Joseph Osmond and two grandsons, Jeremy Osmond-Bailey and Daniel Nestell.
A special thank you to Dr. Suhasini Gudipati and the wonderful staff of Ascension Wound Clinic for their compassion, Ascension 4 North for their compassionate care not only for Marlene and also her family, staff of Healthsource Saginaw Patriot wing, and Tonya from Promedica Hospice.
Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at St. John Paul II Parish, St. Josaphat Catholic Church, 469 Shattuck Rd., Saginaw, Michigan. Rev. Fr. Balpha Raj Bandaru and Rev. Fr. Richard Jozwiak will officiate with entombment in Mt. Olivet Mausoleum. Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. The St. Josaphat Rosary- Altar Society will pray the Rosary at 3:00 p.m. Monday and a Vigil Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Sisters of St. Clare, St. Jude Children’s Hospital or St. John Paul II Parish.