G. Marshall, 59, Watertown, and formerly of Clayton, died
February 18, in the emergency room at Samaritan Medical
Center. He had been in failing health for several years.
The funeral Mass will be said 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at St.
Mary's Church, Clayton, with Rev. Arthur LaBaff, pastor,
officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc.,
Born June 30, 1953, in Albany, a son of William R. and Anne
Patricia McNamara Marshall, he graduated from Thousand
Islands High School in 1971.
A marriage to Lisa Anne Siloa ended in divorce.
On June 27, 1972, he entered the US Navy. He received the
National Defense Service Medal and had served aboard the USS
Flint. He was honorably discharged on June 4, 1976.
Joe had delivered papers for the Watertown Daily Times, and
had worked for both Kelly Services in the recycling
department and for McCormick's Restaurant, Clayton.
While in high school, he lettered in wrestling, played
basketball, and did theater. He was an avid reader, loved to
stay in contact with his family, tried to help anyone he
could, and loved to make carrot salad and quiche.
He was very active with His Way Ministries and enjoyed
attending and leading Bible Studies at Midtown Towers.
Joe volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and was a lifetime
member of American Legion Post 61.
Surviving are a daughter, Jennifer Lynn Marshall, Hayward, Calif.;
a brother, John J. Marshall, Vail, Ariz.; an aunt and her
husband, Rita and Leonard Valeo, Crofton, Md.; several
nieces and nephews from northern New York and Oregon and
cousins in the Buffalo area.
Besides his parents, Joe was predeceased by his brother,
Kenneth J. Marshall who died Oct. 25, 1958.
Donations in his name may be made to His Way Ministries, P.
O. Box 400, Ottawa, KS 66067.
Online condolences may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.
Information provided by Cummings
Funeral Service and Newzjunky.com, Watertown