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Kenneth A. Marshall


1930 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Kenneth A. Marshall Obituary
Kenneth A. Marshall April 14, 1930 - May 1, 2014 BROOKLYN - Kenneth A. Marshall, 84, formerly of Brooklyn and Pomfret, died peacefully May 1, 2014 at his son Kent's home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Marilyn (Seaberg) Marshall, they were married in 1951. Born April 14, 1930 in Providence, RI, son of the late William C. Marshall and Bertha (Kumph) Marshall. He grew up in Warwick, RI and was a graduate of Moses Brown Prep School. He received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Rhode Island and was a Member of Phi Gamma Delta. He was part owner, Vice President and Plant Manager of Case & Risley Press Paper Company, Oneco, CT until the plant was sold to Boise Cascade. He worked for Boise Cascade until his retirement. A Member of TAPPI Association and PIMA. He was a long time member and Past President of the Pomfret Lions Club and founder of Pomfret Lion's Club Charity Ball and was chairman for several years. He enjoyed water sports, boating on Lake Sunapee, NH and the Narragansett Bay. He loved water skiing and teaching others to ski. He enjoyed and was an exceptional ballroom dancer (especially with his wife as his partner). In addition to his wife Marilyn, he leaves his six children Lynda M. Johnson of Parsonsburg, MD, Christine M. Parquette and husband Lawrence of Putnam, Kent A. Marshall and his wife Gail of Chepachet RI, Nancy L. Mullaly Woodis and her husband Bruce of Dayville, Scott D. Marshall and his wife Rosemary of Dayville, and Judith A. Munger of Plainfield. He also leaves 17 grandchildren and 22, almost 24 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers D. Cameron Marshall and Philip W. Marshall. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT. A Calling Hour will be from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to Gentiva Hospice, 2374 Post Road, Suite 206, Warwick, RI. 02886 or to NECCOG Animal Services, PO Box 750, Dayville, CT 06241. To share a memory with his family, "Light a Candle" at www.smithandwalkerfh.com
Published in Norwich Bulletin on May 4, 2014
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