Cyril Bernard Marsden
Cyril B. Marsden, born March 21, 1926 in Wallasey, England passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 in Milwaukie Oregon. He was 92. He joins his late wife, Ethel Marsden with whom he had four children: Beverly Berkenfeld, Andrea Levy, Malcolm Marsden, and Laura Roeder. His legacy includes nine grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter, who all adored him. For the last three decades he has been in a significant relationship, residing with Anne Kuntze.
He immigrated in 1947 from Liverpool, England to Toronto, Canada where he became a naturalized citizen. In 1959 he moved his family to the United States, where he became an American citizen.
Cy was a gifted musician, storyteller, seaman in the British Royal Navy during WWII, diesel train engine mechanic, furniture plant manager, ultimately transitioning to a successful business owner and investor. He retired from Long Island to Oregon at the age of 80.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Services were held Sunday December 2, 2018 at Louis Suburban Chapel, 13-01 Broadway (Route 4 West), Fair Lawn, NJ 07410. Burial to follow at Riverside Cemetery, 12 Market Street, Saddle Brook, NJ.