AMerican Veteran 11

Donald A. "Don" Marshall

July 27, 1943 ~ February 20, 2020 (age 76)


Donald A. "Don" Marshall, 76, of Orange Township, died Thursday morning, February 20, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born July 27, 1943 in Berwick, he was a son of the late Francis J. Marshall, who died September 14, 1976 and Hazel C. (Kishbach) Marshall, who died Feb. 28, 1990.  Don was the loving and caring husband of Lorraine (Mika) Marshall, with whom he celebrated a 52nd wedding anniversary on October 21st. 

Don was a 1962 graduate of Central Columbia High School and then attended heavy equipment school.  He worked as a heavy equipment operator and from 1971 to 2005 was employed by PP&L.

He faithfully served his country in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. 

Don and Lorraine had lived in Stillwater for many years and had attended Stillwater Christian Church.  He was also a member of the Bloomsburg V. F. W., a local Flying Club and the Orangeville Sportsmen's Club.

An avid sportsman, Don enjoyed hunting and was an expert marksman and had traveled extensively.   He was also a huge NASCAR fan. 

Surviving, in addition to his wife, Lorraine, he is survived by his two daughters:  Brenda Marshall, Bloomsburg and Valerie Kline and her husband, Andy, of Hillsgrove, PA; two grandchildren:  Eric and Forrest Kline; a brother, John Marshall and his wife, Nancy, of Danville; a sister, Judy Pursel and her husband, Jerry, of Berwick as well as his little buddy, "Duke", who was his longtime loyal companion.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Bower on December 26, 1998.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 at 1 P. M. at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red Rock Road, Benton (S. R. 487) with Pastor Scott Lyons, Stillwater Christian Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Elan Memorial Park with full military honors.  A Viewing will be held Tuesday from 12 Noon until the time of the service at 1:00 at McMichael's.  Contributions may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL   32256.  For online condolences or for additional information, please visit our website:

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February 25, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 AM
McMichael Funeral Home, Inc.
4394 Red Rock Rd
Benton, PA 17814

Funeral Service
February 25, 2020

1:00 PM
McMichael Funeral Home, Inc.
4394 Red Rock Rd
Benton, PA 17814


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