Of Saugus. Age 87, died on Sunday, June 18th at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln. He was the beloved husband of Jean L. (Elderbaum) Marshall with whom he shared 66 years of marriage.
Born in and a lifelong resident of Saugus, Mr. Marshall was the son of the late John H. and Hilda (Wolfe) Marshall. A retired plumber and proud member of Union Local 12, Ed was a highly skilled and always professional tradesman. Very athletic, he was an avid water skier, ice skater, horseshoe player, motorcyclist and, in his youth, a competitive horseback rider. A lover of music, especially country, Ed was an excellent dancer who was voted best dancer of his graduating high school class.
Ed was most at home at his place on the lake in Freedom, NH with his family and dog, Hank. He was committed to his family and friends and was a good friend to all.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Marshall is survived by his four children, Denice Aiello and her husband Edward of Peabody, Sandra J. Hale and her husband Alan of Scottsdale, AZ, Edwin “Brad” Marshall, Jr. and his late wife Valerie of Peabody and David G. Marshall and his wife Stephanie of Columbus, OH; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marilyn Falasca of Saugus. He was predeceased by two brothers, John “Jack” Marshall, Jr. and Norman B. Marshall and one sister, Lois Seely.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed’s memory may be made to the Northeast Animal Shelter at northeastanimalshelter.org.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus on Thursday, June 22nd. A funeral will be held in the funeral home on Friday, June 23rd at 10 a.m. Interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody.