Obituary Notice: Orville R. Marshall

Obituary Notice: Orville R. Marshall (Provided photo)

Orville R. Marshall, 92, of Luthersburg died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born April 12, 1925 in Grampian, he was the son of the late Clair and Emma (Wingert) Marshall.

On Jan. 22, 1948, he married Mary Lou Knarr Marshall. She preceded him in death Sept. 19, 2012.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in World War II on the U.S.S. Roosevelt Aircraft Carrier.

He retired from the Rural Mail Carriers Association after 29 years of service. Prior to that, he worked for Liggett & Myers as a district manager. He was also the owner/operator of Marshall’s School Bus Service for 20 years.

He was a member of the St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, where he served on the church consistory and cemetery board.

He was a member of the Garfield Lodge No. 559 Free and Accepted Mason and the Jaffa Shrine. He was a charter member of the Brady Township Volunteer Fire Department.

He enjoyed hunting, farming and antique car restoration. He was proud of the fact he acquired his private pilot license.

He is survived by his children, Sherry DeBoer and her husband, Bob and Greg Marshall and his wife, Peggy, both of Luthersburg, Marilyn Liddle and her husband, Randy of DuBois and Beth Ann Makufka and her husband, David of Mims, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Marshall of DuBois and Keith Marshall of Luthersburg; and a sister, Shirley Thurstin and her husband, Jack of Curwensville.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Lynn, Marlin and Neil Marshall and three sisters, Gloria, Leddy and Donna Tyler.

Friends will be received from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Luthersburg with Pastor Robert Newell officiating.

Burial will be in Luthersburg Union Cemetery.

Memorials may be placed with the St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 112, and or Brady Township Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 157, both in Luthersburg, PA 15848.

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