Marina Y. Fenstermaker
May 14, 1958 ‒ November 24, 2015
Marina Y. Fenstermaker, age 57, of Sunbury died Tuesday evening, November 24, 2015 at Country View of Sunbury after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease.
She was born on May 14, 1958 in Berlin, Germany the daughter of Elfriede (Wolke) Smith.
Marina spent much of her childhood moving between military bases all over the world. After leaving Germany, the family spent time in Italy, Alabama, Texas, and finally settled in West Virginia. It was in there in West Virginia, in Cabell County, where she graduated from Barboursville High school. After high school she briefly attended Marshall University in Huntington where she took photography classes.
Marina and Jeff were married on September 24, 1988. Their relationship was described as a “true love story” and it was said that they were “meant to be together”.
She worked as a cook in several Westerville restaurants.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband Jeff of 27 years; mother and step-father Elfriede and Harold Smith of Huntington, West Virginia; brother Robert Reach and his wife Shannon of Charlotte, North Carolina; sister Connie Tweel of Kenova, West Virginia, niece Courtney Reach; and her great nephew Landry Reach-Sweeny.
Friends may call on the family on Sunday, November 29, 2015 from 2-5 PM at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury, Ohio 43074. Funeral services will be held there on Monday at 11:00 AM with Celebrant Don Lockwood officiating. Burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation at Donation Processing, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014. To aid in their fight against Parkinson’s disease.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve the family of Marina. Special memories and condolences can be shared with them at snyderfuneralhomes.com