Jule W. Marche Sr. (1933 - 2015)

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Jule W. Marche Sr., 81, Bogey Run Road, Brockport, died Saturday, June 6, 2015, at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center in Altoona.
Born Aug. 12, 1933, in Brockport, he was the son of the late Theodore and Helen Hutchins Marche Sr. He was married to Mary Reitz in December of 1953. She survives.
Retired, Jule had worked his whole life as a union millwright.
He was Methodist by faith. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. Jule was a past member of the Brockway Ambulance Association, where at one time he served as its president.
He enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family.
Jule also was a U.S. Army, Korean War veteran where he served with Company E of the Seventh Calvary from 1950 to 1952. He was discharged under the title "Light Weapons Infantry Leader of the Third Division." He was awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, two Combat Infantry Badges, National Defense – U.N. Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal. On Nov. 11, 2013, he was presented by the City of Altoona a Proclamation on the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Korean War and was honored during the Altoona Veterans Day Parade.
Survivors also include a daughter, Denise (Ron) Dennis of Polk; three sons: Jule (Bonnie) Marche Jr. of West Middlesex, Raymond and Robert Marche, both of Brockport; two stepdaughters, Dorothy (Don) McCreery of Latrobe, Cindy Marsh of Brockport; a stepson, Theodore (Johnine) Marsh of DuBois; two brothers, Ted (Stella) Marche of Brandy Camp, Hank (Shirley) Marche of Huntingdon; grandsons: Dustin, Darrin and Ryan Billock Sr., Raymond and Shawn Marche as well as numerous additional grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers: Francis, James, Louis and Raymond Marche; sisters: Julia McMinn, Elizabeth Jonosky, Lorraine "Nook" Flinchum; and a grandson, Kevin Billock Jr.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 11, at the funeral home with the Rev. Terry Felt officiating. Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery. Full Military Honors will be accorded Thursday morning at the funeral home by Parson-Marnati Post #95 of the American Legion.
Memorial donations may be made to Brockway Ambulance or Parson-Marnati Post #95 of the American Legion.
Online condolences may be left at csfhinc.com.
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express from June 8 to June 9, 2015
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