Gerald Marshall, 76

Jun 27, 2022

Gerald F. Marshall, 76, of New Bedford, formerly of Wareham, died Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Sacred Heart Nursing Home in New Bedford.

Born in Roslindale, he was the son of the late Pauline C. (Meldrum) and Gerald F. Marshall, Sr. He previously lived in Norwood and Florida before moving to Wareham and eventually New Bedford. As a child, he was a summer resident of Swifts Beach in Wareham.

Mr. Marshall worked as a commercial fisherman and a painter and carpenter. He also was the former building inspector for the Town of Marion.

He enjoyed classic American muscle cars.

Survivors include his daughters, Arielle M. Silveira and her husband Sario of New Bedford, Heather A. Marshall and her husband Deon Santos of New Bedford, and Shannon M. Williams and her husband Heyward Williams, II of Uncasville, CT; his sister, Cindy Arruda of NH; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at Chapman Funerals & Cremations,  2599 Cranberry Highway, Route 28, Wareham from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 14. A memorial service will follow at 5 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 121 Mount Pleasant St., New Bedford, MA 02740. 

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