Mr. Norman Petrie Marshall passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Tuesday, February 13th, 2007 at the age of 77 years. A Funeral Service was held a the Revelstoke United Church on Friday afternoon, February 16th with Reverend Ken Jones officiating. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Revelstoke Community Foundation, P.O. Box 2398, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0, or to the charity of one’s choice, in memory of Norm.
Norm was born in Armstrong, B.C. on May 14, 1929 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1955. Norm worked for the C.P.R. as a brakeman and conductor from 1955 until he retired in 1989. He was an active member of the Kinsmen Club and the K-40’s as well as a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Norm was raised on a farm and as a young lad was active with the 4H Club. In 1945 Norm and his brother Dick represented B.C. at the Winter Fair in Toronto. In his adult years, Norm was an avid gardener and entered many of his vegetables for competition in the Armstrong Fair.
Norm was predeceased by his parents, Frank & Willa; three bothers: Tom, Bert and Dick; two sisters: Frances Husband and Bernice Burrell; brothers-in-law: Len Husband and Gordon Burrell. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Norma of Revelstoke; two children: Patti Marshall of Vernon and George (Terry) Marshall of Revelstoke; two grandchildren: Jamie and Murray and their dog, Toby; three sisters: Jean (Bill) Skobalski of Vernon, Alma Marshall of Armstrong and Kay Morin of Golden; sisters-in-law: Peggy Marshall of Vernon, Myrtle Marshall of Enderby and Ann Marshall of Salmon Arm as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.