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Boyd Marsteller

August 16, 1926 ~ November 16, 2020 (age 94)

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D. Boyd Marsteller, 94, of Bentleyville, passed away Monday evening, November 16, 2020 at Cambridge Hillside, North Charleroi.

He was born August 16, 1926 in Hecla (South West), Westmoreland County, a son of the late George Frye and Edna Hails Marsteller.

He attended Bentleyville Schools and received his diploma in 2002.

Mr. Marsteller worked as a hoist operator for Bethlehem Steel and R. G. Johnston Shaft and Slope Construction Company in Washington. He also was a driver for the former Nicholl and Baker Trucking Co. in Bentleyville and was a staff assistant at Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Bentleyville.

He was a life member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bentleyville and served as an elder and clerk of sessions.

A charter member of the Bentleyville Booster Club, Mr. Marsteller served on the board of directors for Caramel Park and was instrumental in establishing Caramel Park and the Carmel Festival.

He enjoyed sports and served as manager, coach and umpire for the Bentleyville Youth Baseball. In 1994, he was inducted into the Washington-Greene County Sports Hall of Fame.

He was a past member and president of the Bentleyville Lions, served as Boy Scout Master, served on the board of directors for Centerville Clinic and was a member of the F. & A.M. Lodge 237 in Beallsville.

Mr. Marsteller was also a member of UMWA Local 1634 in Waynesburg and represented the construction industry in negotiations, research and safety.

A veteran, he served with the U.S. Navy during World War II with the Amphibian Beach Battalion in the Aleutians Islands. He was a member and chaplain of American Legion Post 165, Bentleyville.

His wife, Marjorie A. Dague Marsteller, died February 29, 2004. They were married on January 5, 1947 in Bentleyville.

Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Cathy Marsteller of North Kingwood, Ohio, Jim and Gretta Marsteller of Avella and Bob and Sandra Marsteller of West Alexander; six grandchildren, Mandy Odak, Megan Marsteller, Ali Warco, Brent, Ian and Jordan Marsteller; 20 great-grandchildren; a sister, Maxine Kelley of Largo, Florida; several nieces and nephews and his caretaker, Janet Gondak.

Deceased are three sisters, Mildred Weir, Thelma Morris and Ruth Sprague.

Friends are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 20, 2020 at the First Presbyterian Church, 812 Main Street, Bentleyville with the Rev. Andy Scott, officiating.

Interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora, with graveside military rites conducted by the American Legion Post 165 and the U.S. Navy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 19, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home
809 Main Street
Bentleyville, PA

Services
Friday
November 20, 2020

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
First Presbyterian Church
812 Main Street
Bentleyville, PA 15314

Interment
Friday
November 20, 2020

12:00 PM
MON VALLEY MEMORIAL PARK
49 Second St.
Donora, PA 15033-1716

Donations

First Presbyterian Church
812 Main Street, Bentleyville PA 15314
Tel: 7242392949

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