In Memory of







Obituary for John Andrew "John the Fonz" Marshall

John Andrew “John the Fonz” Marshall of Eskasoni passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at the age of 60, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born October 26, 1963, in Sydney, he was a son of the late John and Josephine (Peck) Marshall.

John was a big fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Blue Jays. He also enjoyed watching football and WWF. John loved travelling throughout Canada, but also liked visiting family and friends in Wagmatcook and Eskasoni.

He is survived by his brothers, Leonard “Oken” Marshall, Maynard “Manager” (Martha) Marshall, Esmond “Blue” (Anita) Marshall, Ian “Guy” Marshall, Alvin “Moosie” (Edna) Marshall and Francis “Dang” Marshall; aunt, Jean Peck, Eskasoni; many nieces and nephews; many friends, including his best friend, Clayton Peck. He will be missed by his friends and family.

Fonz was predeceased by his parents and sisters, Carol Marie Marshall and Sheila Marie Marshall; godparents, Wilfred Marshall and Nora Sack; paternal grandparents, Stephen and Lena (Herney) Marshall; and maternal grandparents, Gabriel and Mary Susan (Isadore) Peck.

Public wake for John Andrew “John the Fonz” Marshall will take place at the Gabriel Centre, Eskasoni on Sunday, January 14th from 3 p.m.-12 a.m. and Monday, January 15th from 7 a.m.-12 a.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Holy Family Church, Eskasoni on Tuesday, January 16th at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Angus MacDougall officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery, Eskasoni.

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