William Hudson James Marshall Sr., of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Saturday, February 25, 2023. He was 78.
Born in Toronto on January 21, 1945 to the late Stanley and Helen (nee Hart) Marshall. Bill enjoyed farming and raising his children alongside his devoted wife, Merilee. A hard worker, always willing to lend a hand and sit and have a chat, will be missed by many.
Survived by devoted wife Merilee (nee Peter) Marshall of Hanover. Dear father of Tracey (Neil) Turner of Bradford, William Jr. "Bill" (Laurie) Marshall of Peterborough, Trevor (Estelle) Marshall of Vaughan, Matthew "Matt" (Julie) Marshall, Krystle (Brandon) Allen and Kevin (Amy) Marshall all of Hanover. Loved grandpa of Jake (Jess), Kate, Will, Hayden, Lily, Ailee, Rayna, Madelynn, Brynlee, Dexter, Cooper, Avery, Mylo, Emmett and Isla. Remembered fondly by his sister Karen (Buck) McKenzie of Collingwood, sister in law Jan Marshall and brother in law Ron Hiscock both of Mississauga. Predeceased by his parents and siblings Glen Marshall, Kathy Budway and Keri-lyn Hiscock.
From the bowling alley, or trailer park. A tractor or a minivan. Starting as an accountant finishing as a farmer. Bill held many titles and wore many hats throughout his life. But most important was husband, father and grandfather. Master of life lessons (good or bad) and a jack of all trades. Bill had advice and an opinion on all things and he always enjoyed discussing life over cold refreshments. He was always there for us and will be missed in our everyday life.
Our family would like to extend thanks to all the staff that took care of our Dad including the wonderful nurses and doctors at Hanover and District Hospital, Dr. M Labelle and the paramedics.
To honour his wishes, there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.
Sending Sincere Sympathy To Merilee & Family
So Sorry for Your loss Merilee
Krystle & Brandon,
As you remember the love, as you mourn the loss, may you also celebrate the life. May the healing hands of time and the timeless love of God carry you gently through the coming days.
Merilee and family, Our deepest condolences go out to you and your family.
From your Marks family.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family. We were so sorry to hear of Bill's passing.
JoAnn and Steve Grubb.
Please accept my sincere condolences.
I attended BCI at the same period of time.
Bill will be missed by many.
My condolences to the Bill Sr Marshall family. Bill and I had recently reconnected through Facebook…went to Wedgewood PS together and were in several of the same classes. My special memory will be singing a duet with your Dad in 3rd grade at our school Christmas concert. I loved his wit and “Good Morning” messages. Regards, Brian Goudge- Brian Goudge
Merilee and family.
So sorry to hear of Bill's passing. My condolences to all of you.
Please know that we are thinking of all the family at this sad time.- Wayne & Elaine Mundle
We are sending our deepest sympathies to all of the families.
Larry and Janice Weishar
My deepest sympathy to the Marshall family, sending you all love and caring thoughts in this difficult time.- Katie Anderson
Matt, Julie and family; ;
My sincere condolences to you.
Your Neighbour and friend,
Our condolences to the Marshall family. We will miss our chats at the trailer park. He will be missed by many.
Sharon & Terry Ascott
Sincere condolences to the entire Marshall Family on your loss. Thinking of you all. Hugs and Hugs! xoxoxo- Molly
Mary and I will miss you. You left a lasting impression on us and we always enjoyed your humor.
Rest in peace my friend
Merilee, our sincere condolences to you and your family at this difficult time.🙏- Reg and Luanne Magwood
Deepest Sympathy too all the family he will be missed at the trailer park- John Myers
Merilee and family. So sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Will miss his golf cart "visits".- Linda Davenport
My deepest condolences at this difficult time.- Christine LeMoine