Charles M. “Mac” Marshall, 84

Charles M. “Mac” Marshall, 84, Rochester Mills, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at home.

He was born May 19, 1930, in Armstrong County, a son of the late Truman N. “T.N.” and Mary M. (Mitchell) Marshall.

On Aug. 12. 1960, he married Shirley M. (Miller) Marshall, who survives.

He was a member of the Marchand United Methodist Church.

He enjoyed crocheting, music, cooking, tinkering with things and automobiles.

He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from the Clarion State Teachers College in 1957 and went on to receive his master’s degree from Indiana University in 1968.

He also did undergraduate work for Carnegie Mellon, Duke and Allegheny Community College in Monroeville.

He then went on to teach at the Clarion-Limestone School District for three years and then at the Penn Hills School District, from which he retired from in 1987, after 27 years of service. He taught AP English and Project English.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include nephews John Marshall and wife Debbie of Kittanning, Pa., and James Marshall and wife Sheila of Carey, North Carolina; a niece, Jeanie McIntire and husband Jim of Rochester Mills; a sister-in-law, Debbie Guntrum and husband Tim of Clarion; a brother-in-law Chuck Himes and wife Bonnie of Strattanville; several other nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

In additions to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, John T. Marshall; a sister-in-law, Margaret Marshall; an infant niece and an infant nephew.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the funeral home, with Pastor Thomas A. Topar officiating.

Interment will be in Marchand Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions, in memory of Mr. Marshall, be made to the Marchand United Methodist Church
or to the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

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