In loving memory of

March 21, 1943 - January 8, 2021

Judith M. Marchany, 77, of Gwinn, passed away Friday evening, January 8, 2021 at U.P. Health System- Marquette.

She was born March 21, 1943, in Gwinn, a daughter of Elzie and Doris (Vallier) Hutchens. She was a 1961 graduate of Gwinn High School.

On June 12, 1965, she married Cesar R. Marchany in Gwinn.

Judith worked as a cook and housekeeper at Holloman AFB in New Mexico, Spangdahlem AFB in Germany, Myrtle Beach AFB and KI Sawyer AFB while her husband served in the US Air Force. She also worked as a manager at the former Shopperstown store in Gwinn.

Judith was a member of Gwinn United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Cesar R. Marchany of Gwinn; son, Steven Marchany of Traverse City, MI; grandchildren, Lauren & Rachel Marchany and Gabriella Hammond; siblings, Gayle Hutchens, Sandra Anaway and Donald Hutchens, all of Gwinn; and numerous nieces & nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 11 a.m. at the Gwinn United Methodist Church with Rev. Ron Fike officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to Gwinn United Methodist Church, 341 W. Jasper Street, Gwinn, MI 49841.

Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family where memories may be shared at


Marlene Breit wrote on Jan 17, 2021:

"Cesar..Mark and I are heartbroken to hear that Judy has left us...She had a heart if gold. We admired her unselfishness and how she strived to take care of those around her. She will always hold a special place in our hearts..Love, Mark & Marlene Breit."

Gerry Stille wrote on Jan 15, 2021:

"Cesar & family, sincere sympathy in Judy?s passing. My thoughts are with you during this sad time."

Kay and Frederic wrote on Jan 14, 2021:

"Judith was a great women. Always thinking g of other. She love the outdoors;but most importantly her love for Cesar and Steve knew no bounds. Frederic and I will miss her so much"

Al & Mary Ann Sanderson wrote on Jan 14, 2021:

"Prayers to Cesar and family, so sorry to hear about Judy, she will be missed by many, she was a great lady and a good friend to me. "

Sally Nordeen Morin wrote on Jan 13, 2021:

"Sandy and Gayle I?m so sorry to hear about Judy. Sorry for your loss. "

Sue Reider wrote on Jan 13, 2021:

"Prayers and deepest sympathy to Cesar and family. Judy was a wonderful person. Always helping others."