Robert W. Marschall died Monday, March 14, 2022, at Spring Hills at Somerset. He was 90 years old.
Born in Staten Island, New York to the late Frank and Margaret (Gross) Marschall, he lived in North Brunswick before moving to Spring Hills at Somerset in 2018. He was a professional engineer and Corporate Manager of Construction for Johnson and Johnson in New Brunswick for 30 years before his retirement in 1990.
Mr. Marschall proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Albacore, an experimental submarine that Colliers Magazine called "the world's fastest sub".
He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed skiing, tennis, hunting, fishing and camping, especially at his home that he built himself in upstate New York. He loved to build, renovate and repair everything including autos, appliances or anything that was broken.
Surviving are his wife Mary Marschall, four daughters – Kathleen Marschall of Hillsborough, Ellen Helman and her husband Dr. Jeffrey Helman of Martinsville, Susan Ploch of Somerset and Carolyn Borbely and her husband Robert of Long Valley; his son Robert Patrick Marschall and his wife Miriam of Long Valley; fourteen grandchildren – Monica (Adam) Compton, Kevin Scisorek, Craig (Casey) Helman, Douglas Helman, Jordan (Jonathan) Williams DPT, Daniel Ploch, Matthew (Liz) Ploch, Michael Ploch, James (Kimberly) Borbely, Kara Borbely, Alex Borbely, Erik Marschall, Brian Marschall and Mark Marschall; and six great grandchildren – Ella, James, Evan, Owen, Ronin and Henry.
Cremation will be private. A gathering of family and friends will take place 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM Friday, March 18, 2022, at Selover Funeral Home, 555 Georges Road, North Brunswick with a memorial service to be held at 5:30 PM at Selover Funeral Home.