Robert Marshall, age 82 of Falmouth, MA, died Sunday August 16, 2015 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston.
He was the loving husband of Barbara A. (Tavares) Marshall to whom he was married 61 years. Born in Falmouth, MA he was the son of the late Frank & Rose Marshall.
Robert worked at the Webster Rose Garden in Woods Hole in the early 1950’s and then became a junior call firefighter at the age of 14 and later a permanent firefighter for the Town of Falmouth in 1955. He retired in 1988 after 33 years of service. Robert also was a finish carpenter for many years for Roger Bowman in West Falmouth.
He was a member with the Falmouth Hospital Auxiliary and enjoyed fishing, gardening, traveling, tending his lobster traps. Most of all he enjoying the company of his grandchildren.
Besides his wife he leaves three sons David of Plymouth, James and his wife Dianne and Peter and his wife Sharon all of Falmouth, his grandchildren Jared of PA, Julia of Plymouth, Benjamin of Boston, Gregory of NJ and Kristen and Nicholas both of Falmouth. He is the brother of Eleanor Cimini of PA and the late Frank Marshall III and Marion McKinney. He also leaves several nieces and nephews.
Visiting Hours will be from 2:00-5:00 PM on Saturday August 22 at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home 584 West Falmouth Hwy. (Rt. 28A) WEST FALMOUTH. Burial will be private.
Memorial donations in Robert’s name may be made to Falmouth Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop 432 Palmer Ave. Falmouth, MA 02540.