Patricia Marsh

Sept. 30, 1936 – Jan. 25, 2014

Patricia Marsh, 77, of Dousman, formerly of Palmyra and Whitewater, passed away on January 25, 2014, at Riverside Lodge Assisted Living.

She was born September 30, 1936, the daughter of Earl and Florence (Houk) Thompson. Pat graduated with the Class of 1954 from Palmyra High School. She married Dale Marsh on June 2, 1956, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Palmyra. Together Dale and Pat ran a Golden Guernsey dairy distribution business for 38 years. They also owned a farm in Palmyra where they raised Polled Hereford cattle and Belgian horses.

She was the beloved aunt of Lisa, Clayton, Marie and Lucas. She is survived by her sisters, Joanne (Curtis) White and Barbara (Raymond) Smale. She is also survived by her brother-in-laws, Philip (Carmen) Marsh and Thomas (Nancy) Marsh; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dale; and her brother, Harold Thompson.

A funeral service for Pat will be held on Saturday, February 1, at 11 AM at the Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home, 320 W. Main St., Palmyra, with Father Brian Wilk officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 AM on Saturday until the time of service at the funeral home.

Lisa and her family would like to extend a special “thank you” to the staff at Riverside Lodge Assisted Living and Allay Home Hospice for the care and compassion they have given Pat.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Palmyra is assisting the family, 495-2127. For the online guest registry, please go to