Sheila Marie Marshall age 60 years of Peabody died Tuesday at her home, surrounded by her family after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of James C. Marshall, Jr. with whom she shared 40 years of marriage.
Born in Brooklyn, NY she was the daughter of the late John W. and Mary (Regan) Allen. She was educated in Springfield and graduated from Commerce High School, Class of 1975. She moved to Peabody in 1979, and has resided in Peabody ever since. Sheila was employed as a waitress at the Century House for several years, she then drove a school bus at the Essex Technical School in Danvers for nine years until she had to retire due to health reasons. She also drove the Salem Trolley in downtown Salem for several summers. Sheila enjoyed sewing, crocheting and cooking, was a Patriots and Red Sox fan. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband she is survived by one son Allan J. Marshall of Peabody, one daughter Christine E. Marshall of Peabody, one sister Carol and her husband Ken Dickerson of Harker Heights, TX, two grandchildren Avery and Patrick Marshall both of Peabody, and one nephew Stephen Dickerson of Harker Heights, TX.
Service Details: Visiting hours will be held at the Parker Funeral Home 35 Franklin St. Lynn on Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. Memorial services will be held at the Centre Congregational Church Summer and Main St. Lynnfield on Sunday July 1st at 1:00 PM to which relatives and friends are invited to attend. Please make memorial donations in Sheila’s name the Northeast Animal Shelter 347 Highland Ave. Salem, MA 01970.
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