Self, Marvin G.
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Marvin G. Self, 88, of Southbury, husband of Marilyn Eklund Self passed away at Danbury Hospital on Wednesday July 10, 2013. He was born in DelRio, Tenn. on March 7, 1925, son of the late Wyley H. and Mary A. Brandon Self. Father of Janice Self of Asheville N.C. Step father of Janet (William) Garrow of Shelton, Edward (Laurie) Meyers of Stratford and James (Trish) Meyers of Shelton. Marvin is also survived by 5 step grandchildren and 1 step great grandchild. He also leaves behind his one sister Edith (Jack) Barrett and one brother Robert (Pat) Self both of DelRio Tenn.. Marvin was a WWII Navy Veteran who served in Italy, Sicily and North Africa. He worked for NASA when the original astronauts were there and worked on the National Advisory Committee for aeronautics. He also worked in the U.S. Air Force Civil Service. He was a member of Masonry for over 50yrs. Marvin was a current member of the Masonic Lodge Hiram #18 in Sandy Hook and was a member of the Land of Sky Shrine Club in N.C..
A Memorial service will be held on Saturday morning at 11a.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church 174 Whisconier Rd, Brookfield. Donations in Marvin's name can be made to the Masonic Lodge Hiram #18, P.O. Box 526, 3 Washington Avenue, Sandy Hook, Ct 06482. Arrangements are in care of All State Cremation & Funeral Care, Hamden.
Published in News Times on July 17, 2013