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Peter John MARSHALL

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MARSHALL, Peter John Peter John Marshall, of Chester, passed away on Monday morning, February 15, at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown. He was the beloved husband of Josephine (Taffare) Marshall. Peter was born in Brooklyn, NY on September 13, 1930 the son of Bernard J. and Alice (Donnelly) Marshall. He had been a resident of Chester since 1964 and for the past twenty-five years had been a social worker and the Spiritual Advisor at Brian House Inc. in Chester. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Army. He was a daily communicant at Saint Joseph's Church in Chester and had served the parish as a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, and leader of the RCIA program. Peter was a former board member of the National Association of Christian Therapists, charter member of the National Association of Social Workers, former member of the Board of Education of Regional District #4, and a longtime friend of My Father's House in Moodus. Besides his wife Josephine he is survived by his children, Bernard M. of Longmeadow, MA, Father Joseph Mary Marshall, S.M., of San Antonio, TX , Mary Marshall Crim, of Madison, Peter M. of Essex, Alice Marshall Wicke, of Portland, Thomas M. of East Haddam, Steven M. of Old Saybrook, Timothy M. of Lisbon, and Susan Marshall Jones, of Chester, 29 grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was predeceased by his daugther, Ann M. Marshall. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, afternoon and evening, February 17th from 1-4 p.m. and 5- 8 p.m. at the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, 34 Main Street in Centerbrook. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday morning, February 18 at 10 a.m. at Saint Joseph's Church, 48 Middlesex Ave. in Chester. Burial with full military honors will follow at the Fountain Hill Cemetery in Deep River. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to My Father's House, 39 North Moodus Road, Moodus, CT 06469

Published in The Hartford Courant on Feb. 16, 2010
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