David M. Marsh, 90

OSWEGO, NY – David M. Marsh, 90, of Oswego, passed Thursday March 13, 2014.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of my dearest husband, our dad, grampa and great-grampa at home.

David M. Marsh
David M. Marsh

David was born in Cayuga, NY, and raised in Syracuse.

He was predeceased by his parents, Lewis and Lina Marsh; his sister, Elizabeth McMahon; his brother, John Marsh; and his first wife, Anne Curtis Marsh.

David served his country in World War II as an officer and pilot in the U.S. Air Corps.

He flew many missions to China and Japan.

He was an employee of Alcan-Oswego until his retirement.

Surviving are his wife, Theresa Lalande Marsh; four daughters: Marilyn (Ron) Smith, Carol (Robert) Nitz, Linda (Leonard) Terzulli and Christine (Dan) Finnegan; two sons, David Jr. (Darlene) Marsh and Geoffrey (Chris) Marsh; step-daughter, Sylvia (Gary) Fields; stepson, John (Jeanne) Lalande; 25 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren.

All of us will miss him forever.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the Nelson Funeral Home.

Spring burial will be at Minetto Cemetery.

There are no calling hours.

Donations can be made to McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy, 601 E. Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13202 or the Rosewell Park Hospital, Buffalo.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com