Alvin O. Marsh, Jr.
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Alvin O. Marsh, Jr., 87, of Northampton, died Saturday, June 26, 2010. He was the husband of the late Patience J. (Sheckler) Marsh. Born in East Allen Twp, he was a son of the late Alvin C., Sr. and Stella C. (Fox) Marsh. Alvin worked as a laborer for the former Dragon Cement Co. Northampton, for 40 year, retiring in 1985. He was a member of St. Pauls United Church of Christ, Northampton. Alvin was a US Navy Veteran of World War II, participating in the Pacific Theater, serving on the USS North Carolina, achieving rank of Gunners Mate 3rd Class. He was a member of the American Legion Post, Northampton. Alvin was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, he enjoyed his cigars. Survivors: great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy wife of Elton Johnson of Nazareth, Sara J. wife of Roy Weil of Lords Valley, Pike County; brother, Luther of Schnecksville. He was predeceased by son, Dennis D., granddaughter, Denise M. (Marsh) Merhi, sisters, Edith Moyer, Betty Dech, Barbara Markf, brother, Kermit Marsh. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, PA 1E1052. Call, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in church. Interment, 10 a.m. Saturday, Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Airport Road, Hanover Twp. Arrangements, Schisler Funeral Home, Northampton. Online Condolences: www.schislerfuneralhomes.ccm Contributions: Merhi Children Education Fund c/o Faith Lutheran Church.
Published in Morning Call on June 29, 2010