Newburyport, MA — Alan Wilson Marshall, age 82, longtime Salisbury resident, died peacefully Saturday evening, March 15, 2014, at Port Healthcare Center in Newburyport.
Born in Newburyport, January 30, 1932, he was the son of the late Alan W. and Edith (True) Marshall and was a graduate of Newburyport High School, Class of 1950.
Alan started his medical career at the Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport as a male nurse, then worked as a surgical assistant at Beverly Hospital and moved on to Mass General Hospital in Boston, working as a surgical assistant until his retirement in 1993.
A Past Master of Reality Lodge, A.F. & A.M. of Boston, Alan was also a member of St. John’s Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Newburyport for more than 50 years; honorary member of St. Andrews Lodge, A.F. & A.M. of Boston; Past High Priest of King Cyrus Chapter of Newburyport; Past High Priest of St. Paul’s Chapter of Boston; Past Illustrious Master of Council of Royal and Select Masters of Boston; Past Commander of Gethsemane Commandery Knights Templar of Boston; member of Massachusetts Consistory 32nd Degree of Boston; 50 year member of Scottish Rite Bodies and past member of Aleppo Temple Shrine in Wilmington where he was Chanter and member of the Brass Band, playing Tuba.
He is survived by his brother, Ian T. Marshall of Salisbury, along with several cousins and dear friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: St. John’s Lodge, A.F. & A.M. of Newburyport will conduct Masonic Services on Monday, March 24, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Highland Chapel of Paul C. Rogers Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Ave., Amesbury, immediately followed by visiting hours at the funeral home until 4 p.m. Private interment will be held at Long Hill Cemetery, Salisbury.