Charles ‘Cef’ Marshall

Charles Marshall

Charles “Cef” Marshall, age 82, of Au Sable Forks, passed away Friday, July 10, 2020.

Born in Plattsburgh, he was the son of Charles and Ruth Marshall.

He attended and graduated from the Au Sable Forks High School, and then attended Cortland State University for his undergraduate studies, and later earned a master’s degree at SUNY Buffalo.

Cef and Helene were married on Aug. 12, 2000.

Marshall was an educator most of his life, during which he wore many hats. He was a teacher, guidance counselor, principal, superintendent, girls’ basketball coach, golf coach and he taught driver’s education.

He was active in many organizations and had many hobbies. In his younger years, he attained Eagle Scout status with the Boy Scouts of America. He then joined the Elks Club, the Jaycees and the Loyal Order of the Moose. But overall, golf and skiing were his life.

Preceding him in death are his parents; brother-in-law Ron Bombard; and his best friend, Baxter, a standard poodle.

Survivors include wife Helene, children Becky (Craig) Stanclift and Laura (Phil) Jones; stepchildren Dina Casey, Lisa (Steve) David, Shawn (Tammy) Casey, Chad Casey; his sister Jean Bombard; grandchildren Owen, Wyatt, Samantha, Paige, Alexa, Juliana, Logan, Colden, Cavin; his “Mayan daughter” Ana and her daughter Chia; and his best friend, Porter, a standard poodle.

Calling hours will be July 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Thwaits-Zaumetzer Funeral Home, 3 College Street, Au Sable Forks.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Holy Name Church, with interment to follow at Holy Name Cemetery, Au Sable Forks.

Donations can be made to McClure Miller Respite House in the care of the funeral home.

Services were entrusted to Thwaits-Zaumetzer Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks.