Edwin Paul "Ed" Marrello

Monday, January 18, 2016

Edwin Paul "Ed" Marrello, 90, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield.

He was born Feb. 8, 1925, in Kalispell, Mont., the son of Paul and Myrtle (Locke) Marrello, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were one son, James Marrello and one sister, Rose Gibson.

Survivors include: two sons, Joe Marrello and his wife, Diane, of Ft. Worth, Ark., and Richard Marrello and his wife, Marlis, of Aurora, Ill.; three daughters, Pam Durham and her husband, Dwayne, of Aurora, Ill., Sue Valentine and her husband, Andrew, of Smithtown, N.Y., and Debra Navarro and her husband, Juan, of Aurora, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He received his GED in Scranton, Penn. On Aug. 22, 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served until April 1, 1957. He served in World War II and also the Korean War. In 1997, he moved to Cassville to be near his son and became a school bus driver and an aide to the drivers. He was a member of St. Edwards Catholic Church in Cassville.

Services were held Monday in St. Edwards Catholic Church, Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial with military honors was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville.

Contributions may be made to Honor Flight in his memory.

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Cassville, Missouri