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Russell S. Marston

July 23, 1950 - July 28, 2014
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Turner-Russell "Benny" S. Marston 64, of Mancine Rd. Turner died Monday July 28, at his home, with his loving family at his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Lewiston, on July 23, 1950 a son of the late Cedric and Priscilla (Wade) Marston. He was educated in Turner and graduated from Leavitt Institute class of 1968. Russ married the love of his life, the former, Anita Gagne on June 12, 1971 in Sabattus. He was working for W.D. Matthews Machinery for the 45 years, retiring due to health as the service Manager. Russ was a forty year member and Past Master of Nezinscot Lodge #101 in Turner. He was also a...
Turner-Russell "Benny" S. Marston 64, of Mancine Rd. Turner died Monday July 28, at his home, with his loving family at his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Lewiston, on July 23, 1950 a son of the late Cedric and Priscilla (Wade) Marston. He was educated in Turner and graduated from Leavitt Institute class of 1968. Russ married the love of his life, the former, Anita Gagne on June 12, 1971 in Sabattus. He was working for W.D. Matthews Machinery for the 45 years, retiring due to health as the service Manager. Russ was a forty year member and Past Master of Nezinscot Lodge #101 in Turner. He was also a member of the Turner Chapter #41, and the Kora Shrine where he was very active in the Second Section. He was attending East Auburn Baptist Church. Russ loved old cars and restoring them, spending time at the coast, was an avid Snowmobiler taking many trips into Quebec, and was a member of The Turner Ridge Riders Snowmobile Club where he groomed many miles of trails. His true passion was being with his family especially spending time with his grandchildren. He leaves his wife of 43 years, Anita of Turner, two sons, Richard Marston and wife Cathy of Turner, and Ryan Marston and wife Kimmy of Turner, a daughter Angela Monti and husband Nick of Turner, two brothers Michael Marston and wife Liana of Auburn, and Steven Marston and wife Carolyn of Missouri, two sisters Terry Stover and husband Eric of Orland and Shane Jamison and husband Wayne of Mexico, a dear sister in law Debbie Marston of Lewiston, three grandchildren Caleb and Keriah Marston and Arabella Monti, with another grandchild on the way, three Godsons Tommy Rodrique and Kyle and Kolby Youland, and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his grandmother Edith "Gigi" Wade, two brothers Franklin "Skip" Marston and Wade Marston and a sister Nancy Gowel. The family would like to send a very special thank you to the nurses and the entire staff on the Oncology Unit , 4th floor at St. Mary's, Dr. Pandey and the staff of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for their exceptional care they gave to Russ and his family. You are invited to offer condolences and pay tribute to Russell's life by visiting his guest book at www.thefortingroupauburn.com Visitation Fortin Auburn Thursday July 31, from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Masonic Service will be Thursday July 31 at 7PM. Funeral will be celebrated on Friday August 1, at 11 AM at East Auburn Baptist Church. Those wishing to make donations in his memory may do so to The Kora Shriners Hospital 11 Sabattus St. Lewiston, Maine 04240.

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"Mr. Marston was a wonderful, welcoming man. He will be greatly missed. My heart and my prayers go out to his loving family. Thank you Angela for the..." Tamika Prince (Fresno, TX)

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