Robert R. Marshall, beloved husband of Gail N. Marshall, died at his home on Monday, May 6, surrounded by family. He lived a life defined by service, building airstrips for American planes to land in Korea, teaching at Chatham High School for 30 years, and retiring to become a Cape Cod Tour Guide. In his last years he delivered Meals on Wheels and drove patients to medical appointments.
He leaves his wife of 67 years, a son Greg B. Marshall and his wife Mary of Tyngsboro, and 2 daughters Robyn L. Moreau and husband Dale of Friendship, Maine and Kathryn E. Cruz and her husband Ed of Thousand Oaks, California, six grandchildren, Shawn Webster, Robert R. Marshall, Sarah Mannion, Rachel Marshall, Edward and Ryan Cruz, a sister Carol Culbertson, brother Allen Marshall of Clearwater, Florida, and three great grandchildren, Alana Webster, Gill and Beau Mannion.
“So if any would remember me, let my name be mentioned with a smile, with brightness, with humor, with happy memory, with wholesome gladness. Pain not my memory with tears or regrets, but let my spirit live among you after death as it has on earth, with joyousness.” Rabbi David De Sola Pool
Calling hours will be at Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Home in Harwich Center on Friday May 10 from 5-7pm. A Celebration of Life will be held at the South Harwich Meeting House on Chatham Road on Saturday, May 11 at 2:00pm. He will always be remembered for his friendly smile and sincere concern for others.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, Inc. 68 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660.