Denzil I. Marks, 92, of York and formerly of Chambersburg, passed away Monday, January 14, 2013, at Manor Care Dallastown. He was the husband of Sara V. (Squires) Marks, to whom he was married for 61 years. A memorial tribute service will be held in late Spring at Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 1140 Edgar Ave., Chambersburg. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, with Masonic services and full military rites. Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York, is in charge of arrangements. Born July 2, 1920, in Braxton Co., W.Va., a son of the late Albert B. and Eva (Digman) Marks, he earned his Bachelor's Degree from Fairmont University and his Master's Degree from West Virginia University. Mr. Marks has worked for the State of West Virginia and later retired from the Social Security Administration. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII. He had been an active member and financial secretary of Park Avenue United Methodist Church in Chambersburg. He was also a member of Free and Accepted Masons, Late Lodge 63, Bridgeport, W.Va.; Shriners Lodge; and Alpha Psi Omega National Honorary Dramatic Fraternity. In addition to his wife, Mr. Marks is survived by a daughter, Sally Lloyd-Forbes and husband, Robert of York; a son, Robin S. Marks of Bridgeport, W.Va.; six grandchildren, Ryan and Lauren Lloyd, Jonathon and Christopher Marks, and Anna and Bobby Forbes; nine great-grandchildren, Madison, Camden, Violet, Amanda, Sara, Jackson, Levi, Tyler, and Brayden; a sister, Faye and husband, Rev. Thomas Steele of Moundsville, W.Va.; and nieces and nephews. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Published in Public Opinion on Jan. 20, 2013