Marshall E. Elliott, 72, Deferiet

DEFERIET, NY – Marshall Edwin Elliott, 72, formerly of North Carolina, and 40 Wilna Ave., Deferiet, died Sunday morning, Aug. 15, 2021, at home under the care of his family.

Born Jan. 7, 1949, in Carthage, NY, to the late Francis Elliott and Gladys Lawton. He graduated from Carthage Central High School in 1968 and then he served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1970 during the Vietnam War, where he was awarded a purple heart and silver star and several other medals. Marty medically retired as a mail clerk from the United States Postal Service, in Watertown, NY.

Two marriages ended in divorce, one to Cherie Ransome and the other to Susan Elliott.

He is survived by his mother, Gladys Palladino, Deferiet; several children Martie Elliott, Deferiet; Elise (Joseph) Ballard, North Carolina; Kellie (Robert) Moore, Colorado Springs; and Daniel Elliott, Florida; his step-sons, Charles Ruggerio, Liverpool; and John Ruggerio, Charlotte, NC; several siblings, Christine Filiatrault, Deferiet; John Paradis, Ohio; step siblings, John Palladino, Jr. and Louis (Karen) Palladino both of Carthage; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one on the way and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by several siblings, Milton Lawton and Frank Palladino.

Marty was an avid trapper, and he collected antiques and his most recent hobby was collecting coins. He was a well-known carver. He was his mother’s hero!

A Celebration of life service with military honors will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, ­­­­­­at the family’s home located at 40 Wilna Ave, Deferiet, NY.  There will be no public calling hours.

Arrangements are being handled by the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage.

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