Gayden  Marshall
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Newburyport - Gayden Marshall, 81, died early Thursday morning November 28, 2019, at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, Mass. He was born on October 5, 1938, in Newburyport to the late Joseph and Edith (Clough) Marshall. Gayden was a 1958 graduate of Newburyport High School, following his graduation he married Shirley Kent and the couple settled in Newburyport to raise their family.
Gayden was employed at Towle Silversmith, Old Newbury Crafters, and Canapes before retiring in 2001 from Gould Shawmut after over 20 years. He was a "Die Hard' Newburyport Clippers football player and fan, attending every game, home and away, and was a competitive candlepin bowler in his days. Gayden enjoyed painting in oil and wood carving in his spare time, he also enjoyed freshwater fishing and being a member of the Newburyport Boat Club. Above all he loved spending time with his family especially with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Gayden is survived by his wife of 61 years Shirley (Kent) Marshall of Newburyport; daughters, Gayla Chase and her husband Stephen of Danvers, Mass., and Julie Williams and her husband Raymond of Plaistow, N.H.; grandchildren, Bethany Osborne and her husband Brian, Amanda Chase and her fiancé Gio DiGiacomo, Christopher Williams, and Maggie Williams; great-grandchildren, Lucy and Lila Osborne; siblings, Lorraine Bear, Gloria Williams, Gordon Marshall and his wife Judith, Sandra Gagnon, Brian Marshall and his wife Najla, Alan Marshall, and Andrea Eaton and her husband Bruce; sister-in-law, Pauline Marshall; as well as many nieces and nephews. Gayden was predeceased by his siblings, Joseph E. Marshall Jr., Lawrence Marshall, Wayne Marshall, and Raelene Piirainen.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home 193 High St., Newburyport, MA 01950. THERE IS NO LONGER ANY PARKING AVAILABLE BEHIND THE FUNERAL HOME PER ORDER OF THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT. His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Immaculate Conception Church followed by burial at Belleville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Gayden's name to charity of one's choice.
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Published on December 3, 2019


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Jim soffron
Dec 05, 2019
I grew up knowing the "Twins" and to know them was to like them. Gayden ,was always friendly and kind . I will surely miss him. Great Guy. Gordon our thoughts are with you .
Art and Helene P)almer
Dec 03, 2019
Gordon: We are so sorry.
Beth Murray
Dec 03, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss..
I’ll be keeping you all in my thought..
Linda J Croteau
Dec 03, 2019
Oh so sorry to hear of his passing. You all were just the nicest neighbors and I loved growing up and playing on Arlington st. with you all. Sincerest Sympathy, Linda