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Walter C Marsh, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1924
Ocean City
Cape May County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 2010
Cape May Court House
Cape May County
New Jersey, USA

Walter C. Marsh Sr. of Vineland passed away Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at Cape May Convalescent Center in Cape May Court House. He was 86.

Walter was born in Ocean City and was the second son of the late William H. and Edith Mae (Gilmore) Marsh.

He resided in Weymouth and graduated from Egg Harbor High School.

Mr. Marsh served in the U.S. Navy for 28 years. During that time he saw action in the Pacific Theatre in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, eventually retiring in 1973 as a Senior Chief Gunner's Mate.

He lived in Vineland on and off during his Navy career, finally staying in Vineland after his retirement. He then taught in the Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps. (ROTC) at Rancocas Valley High School in Mount Holly for 20 years.

Walter was also a skilled carpenter and developed a career in refrigeration repair. He worked many years in funeral homes, the most recent of which was Wainwright-Bernhardt Funeral Home of Vineland.

He was also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge of Vineland and Trinity Episcopal Church of Vineland.

Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Anne G. (Sprague) Marsh of Vineland; four sons, Walter C. Marsh Jr. (Janet) of Chicago Ill., Dr. T. Donald Marsh (Ginger) of Chesterfield, Va., R. Scott Marsh (Chermaine) of Pass Christian, Miss., and James J. Marsh (Annette) of White House Station, N.J.; He also is survived by nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and one brother, Roland Marsh (Vivian) of Belcoville.

 
 
Burial:
Siloam Cemetery
Vineland
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Dr. Don Marsh
Originally Created by: ResrchH630
Record added: Aug 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57500338
Walter C Marsh, Sr
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Walter C Marsh, Sr
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A birthday wish that you are at peace, Dad. Love you & miss you.
- Dr. Don Marsh
 Added: Jul. 21, 2014
Remembering you especially today Dad, as I do each and every day. Love You!
- Son #2 Don
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012
RIP
- Russ Waugh
 Added: Aug. 7, 2012
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