Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Edward J. Marshall

Edward J. Marshall, age 97, of Canton passed away January 14th. Born in Boston, he was raised in Dorchester and graduated from Dorchester High School and Boston College. He was a great athlete and pitched for a time for the Pawtucket Slaters, an affiliate of the Boston Braves. Ed was a proud WW II Veteran of the United States Army. He was a teacher in the Boston Public Schools for many years before retiring. During his tenure with the Boston Public Schools he was active in Chapter 766 a group that helped disadvantaged children. He was an active member of the Town of Canton where he volunteered at the Voting Polls, coached Little League Baseball and was an active parishioner of St. Gerard Majella Church. For many years he enjoyed spending summers at the family cottage in Humarock Beach in Scituate.
Beloved husband of Joan A. (Kelley). Father of Susan Johnson-Ennis and her husband Robert Ennis of Wrentham. Grandfather of Douglas Johnson and Sara Williams and her husband Matthew. Brother of Walter Marshall of Quincy and the late Joseph, William, and Robert Marshall. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Friday 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass at St. Oscar Romero Church, Canton Saturday morning at 10:00 am. Burial Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at

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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021