Andrew William Marsh II "Bill", 34, of Norristown, PA passed away on May 12, 2019 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, his beloved wife and family by his side. He was born September 25, 1984 in Covington, Kentucky.
Bill was the loving husband of Lauren (Mapes) and father of Sabina Adalind, 5 months, and son of John and Mary Jo (Bailey) of Boardman, Ohio. He is also survived by his sister Michelle (Jeff) Simpson, brother J. Nicholas (Kara), grandfather Donald Bailey, goddaughter and niece, Lillian Simpson, newborn niece Mira William Marsh, parent in laws Brian and Colette Mapes, brother in law Brian (Monica) Mapes, and niece and nephew, Nicoletta and Oliver Mapes.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Mary Jane Bailey and Eugene and Lucille Marsh as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Bill was a graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School (Youngstown, Ohio) and Thomas More College (Crestview Hills, Kentucky). Bill was an avid football fan and cheered for the Cincinnati Bengals and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. He also enjoyed watching the Cincinnati Reds, Kentucky University basketball and eating wings, Cincinnati chili or anything at the Boulevard Tavern. He also loved spending time with his dogs, Vicky and Spike, collecting wall clocks, and could tell you anything you wanted or didn't want to know about history. He was extremely proud of his daughter, Sabina, and excitedly learned to change her diapers, get this dad thing down, and read Bill, the Elephant.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday May 17, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Anton B. Urban Funeral Home, 111 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, PA 19002 and on Saturday morning May 18, 2019 from 9:30 to 10:45 AM at St. Helena Church, 1489 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422. A mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM with Rev. Msgr. Joseph J. Nicolo as Celebrant.
The family wishes to offer a special thanks to the doctors and nurses, especially Dr. Awsare, Rita and Bobby at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sabina Marsh Education Fund c/o Lauren Marsh PO Box 3, Fairview Village, PA 19409.
Photos and tributes may be shared at www.UrbanFuneralHome.com
"I had the pleasure of having dinner with Bill and his lovely wife, Lauren. He was so pleasant and congenial that I felt like I knew him for years. He was certainly easy to talk with and he made me feel right at home. He will surely be missed. I am so sorry for your loss, but hold hope in the many memories his loved ones hold so dear. His spirit lives on forever in all of us whose lives he touched. Lauren, Sabina, Colette, and Brian: you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. "
"Condolences to you and your Family, I met Bill at KidsPeace he will be missed. I was a pleasure working with him. He had a great sense of humor....
Tonia Lloyd "
"To the Marsh family, my thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss. Bill was a kind and amazing young man, he taught me a lot on how to work with teens who struggled with pain at CHNK. He will greatly missed. Laura Kinney"
"Our sincere condolences at this time of grief. Billy was a great guy and would have been a great husband and father. A loss for the entire world!!"
"Lauren, Sabina and family, I am so sorry for your sudden loss. I hope you find comfort in all the memories you have of Bill and know he will always be with you, especially little Sabina, who will have her Daddy watching over her always. "