Marshall, Robert, Jr.
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Richford: Robert Marshall, Jr., 96, also formerly of Ithaca, passed away peacefully on June 25, 2013 following a period of declining health. Bob is survived by his daughter Judith (Richard) Thurston; sons, Robert Marshall III and Timothy Marshall. Also surviving are his brother, Richard Marshall, and sister, Marjorie Hughes; six grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, two great, great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his siblings, Mary Loos, Kathleen Fowler, and Rexford Marshall. Bob was born in Richford, NY, the son of Bessie and Robert Marshall, Sr. He was a Veteran of the US Navy serving during WW II. For more than 40 years, as a member of Locksmith and Carpenters Union 603, he was an employee of Cornell University. His memberships included the American Legion, Whitney Point, VFW Post in Ithaca, BPOE and FOE. His all time favorite sport was golfing. He loved to watch matches and even more to play the game!! A Celebration of Bob's Life will be held at the Highland Cemetery in Richford, NY on Monday, July 1 at 11 a.m. Rev. James T. Willard will officiate. Full Military Honors will be accorded. Friends wishing may kindly remember the activities department of Riverview Manor Health Care Facility, Owego, NY in memory of Robert Marshall, Jr. MacPherson Funeral Home, Newark Valley is assisting with arrangements and condolences and remembrances may be written in Bob's guest book at macphersonfh.com
MacPherson Funeral Home, Inc. - Newark Valley
5 Whig Street P.O. Box 575
Newark Valley, NY 13811
Published in Ithaca Journal on June 28, 2013