Watertown Daily Times - Thursday, August 18, 2005 Rogarth Joseph "Joe" Marion , 82, formerly of 803 Washington St., died Wednesday at United Helpers Nursing Home.
Mr. Marion was a master plumber and steamfitter at St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center for 30 years, retiring in 1978.
He enjoyed golfing, hunting and fishing and was a member of the American Legion, Elks Lodge and Knights of Columbus and a communicant of St. Mary's Cathedral parish.
Born April 1, 1923, in Marionville, Ontario, son of Francis and Marie Binet Marion , he moved with his family in 1930 to Hammond, where he attended rural schools.
He served in the Navy during World War II and then joined the Army National Guard.
He married Grace M. Bracey on April 12, 1947, at St. Mary's Cathedral. She died Jan. 3, 1974.
He married Hilda Brassard on Sept. 3, 1976.
Surviving besides his wife are a son and his wife, a stepson and his wife, a stepdaughter, two sisters, a brother, four grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, five great-grandchildren, four step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Two sisters, Marie Walsh and Jane Vavrick, and two brothers, Gerry and Ambrose, died before him.
A prayer service will be at 8:30 a.m. Friday at Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral with the Rev. Terry R. LaValley, rector, officiating. Entombment with military honors will be in Foxwood Memorial Park.