Badal, Marsha (Lofquist)

Marsha (Lofquist) Badal of Burlington made her final journal peacefully surrounded by family on December 17, 2018 at the age of 63.
Born on May 27, 1955 to Doris (Greenier) and Hewitt “John” Lofquist, Marsha graduated from Berlin High School Class of 1974, after which she enrolled in the National Academy of Hairdressing. Upon graduation, Marsha worked as a hairdresser at JCPenney Co. for 34 years where her magnetic personality enabled her to make friends quickly. She was an avid crafter who loved gardening and was a mother to all she met.
Besides her husband, John Badal Jr. of Burlington, Marsha is survived by her sister Arline Anderson of Englewood, Florida, daughter Kerry Nadeau of Berlin, son Adam and wife Jessica Dziob of Burlington. She also leaves children Sabrina Badal and partner Carie Gouldsbrough of New Britain, Samantha Hemmerich of Bristol, and Lisa Ratliff and Dana Dziob and partner Chris Carfi of Plainville. Marsha also leaves her cherished grandchildren Mackenzie Nadeau, James and Alex Hemmerich, and two special angels that touched her life, Lena and Andrew Eifes, in addition to many nieces and nephews, and her best friend of 50 years Linda Kidd. Marsha was predeceased by her brothers, John Lofquist and William Claffey. Many thanks to Foothills VNA, especially Brenda and Diane.
Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt.4, Unionville on Thursday (Dec. 20) from 4:00-8:00pm. Funeral procession from The Ahern Funeral Home will be Friday (Dec. 21) at 9:15am followed by the Funeral Liturgy in St. Patrick Church, 7 Burlington Ave., Collinsville at 10:00am. Burial will be in Center Cemetery, Burlington. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mandell Center for MS, 490 Blue Hills Ave., Hartford, CT 06112.

Calling Hours

Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 4:00-8:00pm

Funeral Service

Friday, December 21, 2018 at 10:00am in St. Patrick Church ~ Collinsville


Center Cemetery ~ Burlington

Memorial Contribution

Mandell Center for MS, 490 Blue Hills Ave., Hartford, CT 06112

14 Responses to 'Badal, Marsha (Lofquist)'


    John, so sorry for the loss of Marsha. may God Bless you & your family during this tough time….

  2. Vikkie Alkas says:

    My condolences to Marsha’s husband John, children Adam, Kerry and Jessica, step children Sabrina, Carie and Samantha, her grandchildren and family. Marsha always had a smile and a good heart. May she rest in peace.
    Love, Vikkie

  3. howard n weiner says:

    John & Family: We send our heartfelt condolences to you on Marsha’s passing. Marsha was a beautiful Lady, inside and out. She taught us all a lesson about how to survive with adversity. She will be missed by all. She deserved a better lot in life. We are trully sorry. We are also sorry that we are in Florida and unable to mourn with you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Jeanette Stratton says:

    John, Sabrina, Samantha and Family. This is a beautiful picture of a beautiful lady. Always kind and thinking of others. Always with a smile on her face regardless of how she was feeling. We are so sorry to hear about Marsha. May she rest in peace. She will be missed by all that knew her. John please take care of yourself as Marsha would like you to do so. The rest of the family needs you know and you need them.
    Love Skeet, Jeanette and Family

  5. Frank and Gay Marie Kusznir says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Marsha’s passing and deeply saddened. Our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. May the memories you have stay with you always.


    Frank and Gay-Marie

  6. Eunice says:

    My condolences to you and your family. Sending healing prayers your way, if you need someone to talk to let me know. Much luv and hang in there.

  7. John and Diana Peterson says:

    Sending heartfelt sympathies to Family. She will be greatly missed.

  8. Robert and Kathy Hanelius says:

    God bless you and may he greet you with open arms. To the family, so sorry for your loss.

  9. Arline Anderson says:

    Sis you will always be missed and in my heart Rest In Peace 💕

  10. Suzi says:

    You have touched so many people. For me you were my second mom. Kerry and I may have gave you a run for your money many of times but you put us in over place. I am so grateful that you were in my life. May you fly with the angels and watch over everyone you loved. You will be missed. Love you mom

  11. loweel&aline clouse says:

    we are very sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayer are with you

  12. Stacey says:

    My condolences to all of Marsha’s family and friends. Marsha was such a wonderful women, always brightened up a room, and put a smile on my face. John May your memories be your comfort. Ma (Linda) you were blessed to have such a wonderful friendship for so many years.

  13. Janet and David "Jake" Jacobson says:

    Adam,Jessica,John and family: I had the privilege of Marsha being my sister-in-law and friend. She was a fabulous mother to her children and to her stepchildren. Her infectious laugh, humor and the love she gave will be missed by all who knew her. Rest in peace Marsha. Much love Jake, Janet and Megan

  14. dawn says:

    God bless ms marsha in heaven

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