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Gary L. Marshall

May 28, 1947 ~ July 31, 2020 (age 73)

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Gary L. Marshall, 73, of Harrison Township, PA, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

Gary was born on Wednesday, May 28, 1947 in Tarentum, PA to the late Edwin A. and Elizabeth L. Pilston Marshall.  He graduated from Har-Brack High School class of 1965.  He was an Army veteran during the Vietnam War.  He retired in 2012 after 34 years of service as a Sergeant with the Harrison Township Police Department. Most recently, he was employed as a Constable out of District Magistrate Carolyn Bengel’s office.  For many years he was the owner and operator of Marshall’s Gasoline.  He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Brackenridge.  He enjoyed golfing, hunting and fishing.  He was the current president of the South Buffalo Township Recreational Association. 

Gary is survived by his wife of 49 years: Patricia “Patty” (Schoen) Marshall; his daughter: Melissa (Ed Marx) Marshall; his brother: Mark (Michelle) Marshall, Sr.; his godson: Mark (Shannon) Marshall, Jr.; parents-in-law: Raymond and Patricia Ameel; sister-in-law: Victoria (Michael) Kovacs; brothers-in-law: William (Shirley) Schoen, Raymond (Susan) Ameel and Michael (Susan) Ameel and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his niece: Heatherlyn Marshall

Family and friends are invited from 6-8 PM on Monday, August 3, 2020 to the ROBERT PETERS FUNERAL HOME INC., 1521 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA 15065 (724-224-7730), where services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 with the Reverend Greg Spencer, officiating.  Burial will follow at Mount Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights, PA. For more information please visit Military Honors will be accorded by the American Legion of Plum Borough Post 980.  Due to the state guidelines and the CDC visitation will be limited to 25 people at a time and a face mask is asked to be worn when entering the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to: Vietnam Veterans of America at

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August 3, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peters Family Funeral Homes
1521 Freeport Road
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

Funeral Service
August 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Peters Family Funeral Homes
1521 Freeport Road
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

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