Marcia ‘Marty’ Diane Elsworth

Marcia “Marty” Diane Elsworth, 64, of Knightstown, passed away Monday, May 16, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born August 19, 1951, in New Castle, a daughter of James and Evelyn “June” (Cook) Richey.

Marty was a devoted teacher and worked for Eastern Hancock and Pendleton Elementary Schools as a special needs preschool teacher. She enjoyed knitting, working in her yard, and being outdoors in nature. Marty was a volunteer at GiGi’s Playhouse in Indianapolis and she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Tom Elsworth of Knightstown; son, Nathan (Tiffany) Elsworth of McKinney, Texas; a daughter, Kara (Jeremy) Friedman of Noblesville; grandchildren, Alex Elsworth, Nicholas Elsworth, Riegan Friedman, Keaton Friedman, Morgan Friedman, Amelia Friedman; siblings, Mike (Marsha) Richey, Dave Richey, Priscilla “Pixie” (Roger) Kenyon; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, James Richey.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Bart Steever officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to GiGi’s Playhouse Indianapolis, 5909 E. 86th St. Indianapolis, IN 46250.

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