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Obituary for Donald Bert Marshall

Donald Bert  Marshall
Born in Toronto on October 24, 1949 and died suddenly in Kitchener on May 4, 2016. Don met Joan in 1970 and they married on June 16, 1972. Together they shared living, laughing and loving life with each other for 46 years. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Nadrofsky). Lovingly remembered by his twin brother Alan (Betty) Marshall and their family, Katie (Aron), and Dan (Ferra); his sister Gayle Marshall and her family, Jeannie, Andrea, Rob and Sue; his sister-in-law Judy (Dietrich) Stoedter and their family Jason and Josh; sister-in-law Florence Nadrofsky; brother-in-law Donald (Monica) Nadrofsky and their family Mathew (Briana), and Adam (Beverly); sister-in-law Connie (Ed) Hagen and their family Jennifer (Jay) and Christopher. Don will be deeply and sadly missed by all who loved him, his family, his personal caregivers, and his cats, Murphy and Chester. Predeceased by his parents, Alan and Margaret Jean (nee Everett) Marshall, his parents-in-law, Frank and Reta Nadrofsky, and his sister in-law Beverley Nadrofsky. Don was an accomplished artist, illustrator, painter, and cartoonist. He was blessed with three incredible gifts; imagination, drawing and creative writing abilities. Don worked hard at developing his talents and got extreme happiness at writing and illustrating science fiction and fantasy stories. In his spare time, he loved reading, watching television and building military and science fiction vehicles. He adored his many beloved cats. Don will always be remembered as a very caring, generous and loving husband. A private family gathering will be held to celebrate Don's life. Cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Independent Living Centre or the K-W Humane Society would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). A thank you to the Independent Living Centre for giving Don 7 years of independence in his home; and a special thank you to his caregivers, Lydia Odhiambo, Maureen Martin, Joanne Beaudry; his doctor Janet Zettel; his pharmacist Ron Narine and the St. Mary's hospital staff.
"Don, we love you so very much!
Thank you for being you, and for
sharing your life, love, knowledge,
artwork, and stories with us. We
miss you so very much... with love
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