Orville R. Marshall


Orville R. Marshall, Age 92, of Helvetia Road in Luthersburg, PA, died Monday, January 08, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family.

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

On January 22, 1948, He married Mary Lou Knarr Marshall. She preceded him in death on September 19, 2012.

He was a veteran of the United States 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. Previous 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 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 #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 of Luthersburg, PA, Greg Marshall and his wife, Peggy of Luthersburg, PA, Marilyn Liddle and her husband, Randy of DuBois, PA and Beth Ann Makufka & her husband, David of Mims, FL; 13 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Marshall of DuBois, PA and Keith Marshall of Luthersburg, PA; and a sister, Shirley Thurstin and her husband Jack of Curwensville, PA.

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

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 14, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at 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.

Online condolences can be made to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.


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