Kenneth Joshua Marcus

July 21, 1941
- June 15, 2005

SEBEC - Kenneth Joshua Marcus, 63, died June 15, 2005, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home, after a valiant struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was born July 21, 1941, in Melrose, Mass., the son of Aaron and Esther (Winkler) Marcus. Ken grew up in Littleton, Mass., and lived in the central Massachusetts area including Boxboro and Pepperell until 1988. He lived in Tunbridge, Vt., in the 1990's where he taught Industrial Arts in South Royalston, VT After retiring from teaching, he moved to Sebec in 2001. From his youth, Ken was active in the Masons. During the 1970's, he was active with the Boxboro Minutemen. His interests included sports writing, umpiring baseball, leather carving, hunting and fishing, and bluegrass music. Notably, he ran the "Beaverbrook Bluegrass Festival" at the Boxboro Sportsman's Club in Harvard/Boxboro, Mass., in the 1980's. He was a member of the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis Club, and the Masons, both in Dover-Foxcroft and South Royalston, VT He is survived by two brothers, Stephen A. Marcus of Ayer, Mass., David E. Marcus of Amesbury, Mass.; and a sister, Judith Johnson of Belfountain, Ontario. He will be greatly missed by his nephews, Christopher and Matthew; and his nieces, Pamela, Emily, and Alice. Memorial visitations will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2005, at the Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., 1501 NW 9th Ave., Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494. or to the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis, care of Paul Raymond, P.O. Box 615, Dover-Foxcroft 04426.


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