Gary Lee Marsh

April 11, 2021


Gary Lee Marsh

Born on August 13, 1956 at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, MD, to Marion (Marsh) Burvee and Robert Marsh. Gary lived in Lowman, NY, and departed his Earthly home on Sunday, April 11, 2021 unexpectedly. He now resides in Heaven.

Gary graduated from Horseheads High School in 1974 and studied HVAC in Denver, CO. He worked as a Union HVAC Technician until retirement. Gary’s love for his family was immeasurable and he lit up with pride when talking about “his four girls” and his grandchildren. He was an avid reader, enjoyed spending time in nature, gardening and weekly attending his church, Friendship Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Elmira.

Gary is survived by his mother, Marion Burvee; his daughters Danielle Martinez, Valerie (Joe) DeFilippo, Sarah Marsh, and Amanda Marsh; grandchildren Joscelyn Hentz, Jazmyn Martinez, Jeremyah Martinez, and Jayde Roney; siblings Rhonda (Paul) Thomas, Wayne Marsh, Michelle Cook; stepbrothers & sisters Vince (Melissa) Burvee, Rose (Rich) Shulman, Georgette (Vicky Deak) Burvee, and Nick (Sandy) Burvee; along with several nieces and nephews. Gary is predeceased by his father, Robert Marsh; brother Randy Marsh; and his stepfather George Burvee.

A private memorial service will be held at the Elmira Seventh-Day Adventist Church, followed by a graveside service in Maple Grove Cemetery, in Horseheads. Those wishing to remember Gary may do so by making a donation in his name to theElmira Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 813 Maple Ave, Elmira, NY 14904, or a charity of your choice.

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