Marshall, Robert S. PhD (born Sebastian Maraschiello)
Pittsford: After a long illness on September 29, 2013 at age 79. Survived by his wife, Carolyn (Christie); daughter, Christine (James) Eichelberger; son, Eric (Mary) Marshall PhD; sister, Rita (Angelo) Russo; 3 step-daughters, Monica Friesner (Leo Vogt), Melinda (Gerry) Ward and Meredith (Scott) Gregory; 5 grandchildren and 6 step-grandchildren. Robert was born in Buffalo, NY and enlisted in the USAF serving in photo intelligence, attended Hope College, Michigan State University and earned his PhD at Cornell University in 1971. Dr. Marshall served as President of Daemen College in Amherst, NY from 1974-1995, during which time he accomplished a dramatic financial and academic rebirth for the college. After retirement, Dr. Marshall pursued his love of aviation. The owner and pilot of 5 vintage airplanes, he participated in numerous air shows with the National Warplane Museum. Dr. Marshall enjoyed golfing, music, sailing and the culinary arts.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Dr. Marshall may be made to the
or Lollypop Farm.
Jennings, Nulton, & Mattle Funeral Home
1704 Penfield Road Penfield, NY 14526
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Oct. 6, 2013