Theodore N. “Ted” Marshall
Theodore N. “Ted” Marshall, 93, of Stoney Run Road, Pittsfield, Pa., passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, Pa.
He was born April 1, 1928, in Pleasantville, Pa., a son of the late Clara Marshall Hoffman, and was raised by loving grandparents, John M. and Cecil Marshall.
Ted attended the Fleming School at Shamburg, Pa., and the Pleasantville High School. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Ted worked at Struthers Wells until the plant closed. He graduated from Dutchess College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., with an associate degree in nursing. Ted worked in New York at Harlem Valley State Hospital for 13 years. He became certified in psychiatric and mental health nursing and for the next 14 years, worked at Warren State Hospital and later at Polk Center, retiring in 1988.
Following retirement from the state, Ted worked as nurse manager at Center Care Personal Care Home in Warren for six years. He also drove school bus for Decker Transportation for several years. Before retiring again, he also worked at Abbington Crest Rehab Center in Erie, finally retiring in 2006.
Ted was a member of the Seventhday Adventist Church in Warren, Pa., and a member of the Lodge 672 F&AM in Amenia, N.Y., the New Castle Consistory Legion of Honor, the American Legion in Titusville, Pa., and the NRA. He was an electrician and a well known musician and square dance caller. He played with the band, “The Villagers”, for 25 years and most recently the “Traditional Country” band. Ted was an avid hunter and lock and gun collector.
In addition to his mother, Ted was preceded in death by three brothers: his twin Ned, and Jack and Hugh; and two sisters: Sue Keller and Peggy Berlin.
Ted is survived by his loving wife, Susan Higgin-botham Marshall, whom he married Aug. 25, 1979 in Youngsville, Pa.; a daughter, Joanne Hayes of Albuquerque, N.M.; four sons: Robert Marshall of Seneca, Pa., John Marshall of Phoenix, Ariz., Joseph Marshall of Mercer, Pa., and Dale Marshall of Ocala, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Debra Chapman and her husband, Darrell of Waterford, Pa.; and a stepson, Robert Shaw and his wife, Jane of Dillsburg, Pa.
He is also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and stepgrandchildren, Ronald, Robert and Ryan Shaw, Jacquie Daugherty and Jennifer Marsh.
Family and friends may call at the Bracken Funeral Home, 315 N. Center St., Corry, Pa., on Friday, April 23, 2021, from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service there at noon. Pastor Larry Little will officiate.
Burial will be in Wrightsville Cemetery at a later date.
To sign the guest book or send condolences, please visit www.brackenfh.com.