Eileen Elizabeth Marshall

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Eileen Elizabeth Marshall

November 19, 1942 - March 08, 2019

Eileen Elizabeth Marshall Naples, FL - Eileen Elizabeth Marshall, 76, of Naples, Florida, passed away on March 8, 2019, due to cardiac complications. She was born to parents Thomas and Lillian Coleman, November 19, 1942, in Newburyport, Mass. Eileen graduated from Newburyport High School and studied music theory at Harvard University and Boston College.
She was married to Alfred Marshall in 1961. Eileen is survived by her two children: Diane Zimm of New York; David Marshall of Oklahoma, son-in-law Michael Zimm, and daughter-in-law Rebecca Marshall. She is also survived by four grandchildren: Julia, Eric, Reid, and Owen, as well as her sisters; Janet Martin, Alice Henning, and Mary Jennell and her brother Donald Coleman.
Eileen was an accomplished musician and music teacher for over 50 years. She began playing full masses at the Immaculate Conception Parish Catholic Church, Newburyport at the age of 12. She continued her church work throughout her life as director for both children and adult choirs. She taught private piano and voice lessons and was very proud to be a member of the Naples Philharmonic, Naples, Fla. Her most recent position at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Marco Island, Fla., brought her tremendous happiness and joy.
Her charitable work was extensive. She sponsored children of Guatemala through CFCA by providing educational opportunities.
Her endless energy and never-ending encouragement touched countless lives. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
A service will be held on Saturday April 27, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, on Marco Island, FL.

In lieu of sending flowers, the family would appreciate that donations be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church
1101 N. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145
Published on March 14, 2019
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Joanne Foley
Mar 16, 2019
Diana and David
I am so sorry about our loss of Eileen. May she gather a bunch of her old choir singers and begin her own Heavenly Choir...
Gone to soon, rest in Peace ❤
J. Normand Jutras
Mar 16, 2019
Our deepest sympathy for your loss of Eileen..She was a great teacher in the Newburyport area. We how she will be greatly missed by all of you and by many.
God bless
Larry Coleman
Mar 14, 2019
May we remember everyday all that Jesus has done for us. May we say in response to such great love, "Her I am, Lord, Use me." Aunt Eileen has definitely through her life provided a service to our Lord through her music playing with the Church. She will be remembered Everyday, Everywhere and to Everyone, God Bless her and may she rest in peace.
Carol-Ann Doyle
Mar 14, 2019
I was a classmate of Eileen's and remember her sparkling personality and her inspiring and beautiful musical gifts/talents that she shared. I saw her a few years ago with her service dog at church and she looked wonderful and happy. I'm so sorry to hear of her passing and send special prayers and thoughts to her family.
Mary Jennell
Mar 14, 2019
I am going to miss all our visits and late night talks, and fun we had. You are gone much too soon. I love you forever Sis until we meet again.
Carol Chruniak
Mar 14, 2019
I am very sorry to hear if Eileen’s passing. My sister Dotty (& Bill) Desmond still live on Farrell Street. I went to school with Eileen. I am a “Fournier “ twin and I live in Cape Coral & Newburyport. Eileen’s at peace with that wonderful smile and I’m sure she’s in heaven now.