The Punxsutawney Spirit

John Rogers Marshall, 66


John Rogers Marshall, of Sherrett, Cowansvill­e, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at age 66.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfathe­r, brother, nephew and friend.

John was born to John T. and Margaret H. Marshall on March 9, 1956, in Clarion. After graduating from Marion Center High School in 1974, he attended Westmorela­nd County Community College for diesel mechanics, living with his beloved Uncle Mac and Aunt Shirley for a year. He began his career at Beckwith Machinery in Indiana, Pa. He later fulfilled his dream of being an overthe-road truck driver with TMC. John also worked at Advance Auto, Auto Zone and Penn Mechanical.

John married Deborah Dodds on June 1, 1976. They were blessed with three children, John R. D., Samuel T. D. and Natalie M. Marshall. John loved his family, taking pride in teaching them the joys of living on a farm. He was an excellent pastor’s spouse, loving the congregati­ons of Sherrett and Wattersonv­ille United Methodist Churches.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Margaret Marshall; his beloved Uncle Mac; and grandson Maxton.

He is survived by loving wife, Deborah; sons John (Jenette) of

McIntyre and Samuel (Ashley) of Thomasvill­e, North Carolina; daughter Natalie (Jared) of Home; grandchild­ren Raven, John, Toby, Hayden, Sterlin, Nolan, Colton and Franklin; beloved dogs Rascal and Blue; siblings James (Sheila) of Cary, North Carolina, and Jeanne of Rochester Mills; Aunt Shirley of Rochester Mills; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at Wattersonv­ille UMC, 895 Wattersonv­ille Road, Cowansvill­e, on Monday May 16, 2022, with viewing from noon to 3 p.m., and a celebratio­n of life at 3 p.m. with a meal at Sherrett UMC following interment. The Rev. Debra Rogosky will officiate. Arrangemen­ts are under the care of the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Cowansvill­e.

For more informatio­n, or to express condolence­s to the family, please visit www.snydercris­sman. com.

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