William R. “Bill” Marsh
William “Bill” R. Marsh, 72, of Philipsburg, PA died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA.
Born on February 8, 1942 in Brisbin, PA, he was the son of the late Arthur Marsh & Lillian (Combe) Zeigler. He married the former Carol A Butterworth on August 31, 1968 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA; she survives at home.
Mr. Marsh was a member of the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the American Legion Freeberg Post #591 in Houtzdale, PA, a member of the B.P.O. Elks, Lodge #1173 in Philipsburg, PA, and a member of the Punxsutawney Polka Club. Mr. Marsh was employed as an insurance agent and an emeritus agent with the Prudential Insurance Company for forty-eight years. He was a 1960 graduate of the Houtzdale – Woodward High School.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Marsh is survived by: a son Christopher R. Marsh & his wife Casey of (Keystone Hill) RD Philipsburg, PA; a sister Margaret Archer & and her husband Stephen of Houtzdale, PA; and a brother Joseph Zeigler & and his wife Pam of Houtzdale, PA: and a niece and three nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA, with the Rev. Robert J. Kelly, Celebrant. Burial will be at the American Legion Cemetery in Brisbin, PA.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 East Spruce Street, Philipsburg, PA. The rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 400 S. 4th. Street, Philipsburg, PA 16866.
Friends may sign the guestbook at: beezerheathfh.com.