John G. Marshall Jr.
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Westerly, R.I. - John G. Marshall Jr., 93, of Elm Street, Westerly, R.I. formerly of Hope Valley, R.I. and Gales Ferry, passed away at Rhode Island Hospital of natural causes Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. He was the beloved father of Stephanie L. Marshall of Groton.

He was born in Norwood, Mass., the only son of the late John G., Sr. and Helen Marshall; brother of the late Jeanne Cochrane, Claire Gibson and Helen Hafenrichter. He is survived by his daughter; former wife Carol Marshall; and several nieces and nephews.

John served honorably in the U.S. Navy. He worked for many years as an electrical engineer for Electric Boat in Groton until his retirement and was a member of the E.B. Management Assoc.

John was devoted in his faith and was a regular communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Hope Valley, R.I. He also formerly attended Our Lady of Lourdes in Gales Ferry and had served on the Ledyard Town Council. John enjoyed golfing at many area courses and performing and singing with regional theatre groups in Southeastern Connecticut. He loved to attend plays at The Granite Theatre, where he was an avid supporter. John very much enjoyed dining out and having breakfast with "the guys" on Fridays.

All services are private. A Celebration of Life will be held at a date and time to be announced. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce Street, Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit

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Published in The Day on Feb. 24, 2021.
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February 25, 2021
Dear Marshall Family,
John was our nice neighbor at Lindhbrook for the last 28 years. He was always nice to chat with and to share a laugh. We are so sorry for your loss. We wish you peace and comfort during this sad time and in the days ahead.
Sincerely with prayers,
Joanne & Tom Arbige
February 25, 2021
The Marshall Family,
I have many pleasant memories of playing golf with John and our friends at Lindhbrook. He was a good friend to all of us and a special person who will be missed by many.
Carl Johnson
February 24, 2021
A great thoughtful man wit great wit. You are missed
Dave Fairman
February 24, 2021
A great man; wise and humorous. You are missed.
Dave Fairman
February 24, 2021
A great coworker; wise and with a great sense of humor. You are missed.
Dave Fairman
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