Herbert W. Marsh, age 66, of Gouverneur, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at E.J. Noble Hospital in Gouverneur.
Calling hours will be on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur. The funeral mass will be on Thursday, August 29th at 12:00 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church with Fr. Stephen Rocker officiating. Burial will follow at New St. James Cemetery in Gouverneur. Condolences may be made online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.
Herbert was born on October 29, 1946 in Gouverneur, to the late George J. and Anna T. (Gaumes) Marsh, Sr. Herbert graduated from Gouverneur Central School in 1965. During high school he attended Wadaham Hall for one year. After high school Herb went on and graduated from Canton ATC with an Associate’s degree in accounting.
Herbert had worked as a cost analyst at Lamson Division of Diebold in Eastwood, NY from 1967 until 1973 then was a cost accountant at Black Clawson in Fulton, from 1973 until 1974; then was the general accountant at The Hotel Syracuse from 1975 until 1995 and then became the night auditor there from 1996 until 2004.
Herbert was a member of the St. James Catholic Church in Gouverneur. He loved reading and especially enjoyed reading and watching science fiction.
He is survived by three sisters, Christine and Douglas McIntosh of Gouverneur, Beverly and Gordon Walrath of Canton and Sue Shepherd of Gouverneur; and many nieces and nephews.
Herbert was predeceased by his parents, George and Anna Marsh; and a brother, George “Sonnie” Marsh, Jr.
Donations may be made in Herbert’s memory to the St. James Advancement Fund, 164 East Main St., Gouverneur, NY 13642.