Chesapeake ~ Kenneth M. Marcoullier, 92, of Chesapeake Va., formerly of Westfield, Springfield, Longmeadow Ma., and Venice Florida, died at Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital on his birthday. Born April 15th,1929 in Westfield Ma. to the late Charles William and Florence M. (Ely) Marcoullier. Kenneth attended Westfield schools and received his Masters in Business Administration from American International College. He worked and retired from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Ken was known for his quick wit and sense of humor. He enjoyed family gatherings, playing cribbage, watching Westerns, listening to big band music and dancing in his earlier days. He was an avid reader and history buff. He loved Dachshunds, especially his dog Rosie. Family was the most important part of his life. He was so proud of his daughters, their spouses and had tremendous love for his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to being predeceased by his parents, Ken was predeceased by his brothers Charles and William Marcoullier, sister Barbara Brown Vaill, former wife Theresa Marcoullier, and son in law David Dill.
He is survived by his three loving daughters; Theresa Morgan and husband Bruce of Virginia Beach Va., Patricia Dill of Dracut Ma. and Karen Palacio and husband Mark of Chesapeake Va. He was adored by his grandchildren Shannon Brown (Mike Lashua), Thomas Brown (Tracy Florence), Michael Morgan and Kelly Morgan. Great grandchildren Seamus Brown and Tully Lashua. Survived by several nieces, nephews, family and friends, including special close friend, Helen Speakman, with whom he shared many fond memories. Special thanks to recent caretaker, Leslie Devine.
Per his wishes no services will be held. Donations may be made in Ken’s memory to the Chesapeake Meals on Wheels Foundation located at www.