Shirley Ann Marsh
May 9, 1940 – February 6, 2017
Shirley Ann Marsh, age 76, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at home, while surrounded by her loving family on Monday, February 6, 2017.
Shirley was born in Barton, MD on May 9, 1940, and was the daughter of the late James Foutz and Thelma (Hamilton) Foutz Wolford. She graduated from Valley High School in the town of Lonaconing in 1958. After marrying her husband, Carl in 1959, Shirley settled down to raise her family and was a talented and devoted homemaker.
She enjoyed spending time outdoors bird watching, attending craft shows and area yard sales and completing puzzles. Shirley treasured spending time with her loved ones, especially her grandchildren, whom she adored.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, James F. Foutz. Shirley is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, Carl Richard Marsh; children, Krista L. Herbein (Kevin) of Newark, James R. Marsh of Newark and David A. Marsh (Jennifer) of Bear; grandchildren, Riley, Kelsey and David, Jr.; and great grandson, Jaxson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 3 pm on Saturday afternoon, February 11, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE where a memorial service will begin at 3 pm. Interment will be held privately in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Shirley’s memory may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.