Louis 'Joe Ma'sl' Marshall
Born In: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: August 13th, 2012
Louis Joseph Marshall, 55, of Eskasoni, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Sydney, he was the son of Susie (Denny) Marshall of Eskasoni and the late Louis P. Marshall.
He was a member of Holy Family parish, Eskasoni.
Joe Ma’sl was a kind, generous loving man, always with a big smile. For 14 years he worked for the Children Services; this was a job he loved and he considered a privilege to have worked with his co-workers and friends, which he loved so much.
Joe is survived by his special grandchild, Christopher; his loving companion, Darlene ‘Doll’ Francis, who stood by his side and cared for him in a loving way; by sons, Kenneth (Mary Ann), Pius (Michelle), Lloyd (Judina), Andrew (Mindy), Joe P. (Claira); precious daughter, Annie Jane (Christopher); former wife, Mary Margaret (Francis) Marshall; godson, Jim; his grandchildren and numerous godchildren. Also surviving are brothers, Carl P., George (Maklit), Fred (Kim), Pat (Sonia), Charlie, Mike (Judy) Johnson, Henry (Sandra), Peter Francis, Leonard ‘Oken’ Marshall; sisters, Mary C., Anna T., Mary Ann, Charmaine (Edgar), Annie Marie (Rannie) Denny; and many close friends including Dean Christmas and Sandy Burns along with numerous nieces and nephews, grandnieces and nephews, all of Eskasoni.
He was predeceased by his grandparents, Peter and Madeline (Bernard) Marshall, maternal grandmother, Harriet Denny, godfather, Lee Cremo, godmother, Molly Nevins, a grandchild and numerous aunts and uncles.
Visitation for Mr. Marshall will take place after 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Gabriel Centre, Eskasoni. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church with Rev. Joe Gillis officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery.
Online condolences to www.twcurry.com.