Marcy graduated from Colerain High School in 1945. She was the first and only woman President of the Colerain Alumni Association.
After graduating from high school Marcy worked most of her life in the restaurant industry, working at the former Rhoads Spanish Tavern Restaurant in Quarryville for over 47 years, the former Robert Fulton Inn for 4 years and also the Quarryville Family Restaurant for a year. Marcy started attending Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church at the age of 7 and became a member at 12 years old. She taught Sunday school well into her 20's. She was a member of the Fidelis Bible class, a member of Circle One and also served as an Elder and Deacon.
Marcy was a talented seamstress and sang in a Quartet. Among her other passions were square dancing, roller skating and travel. She enjoyed traveling to the mountains but also had the opportunity to travel to 9 countries in Europe, 7 in the Far East, Bermuda and most of the states. Because of her husband’s work she lived in Moline, IL, Middlebury, VT, Catasauqua, Pa and finely settling back in Quarryville.