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Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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David G. Marsh Funeral Director dave@marshfuneralhomes.com

Dave is a lifelong Wood County resident and is a graduate of Eastwood Local Schools completing his undergraduate studies at Bowling Green State University. He began in the funeral service industry in 1972 driving ambulance for the then Holcomb Funeral Homes in Luckey where he would eventually return to serve his apprenticeship after graduating from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and ultimately purchase the business in 1983. As time progressed the Pemberville location was purchased in 1987 and the Woodville location in 2004. Dave is recognized by Who's Who in America and is a member of the National Funeral Director's, Ohio Funeral Director's, Ohio Embalmer's Associations, Masonic Lodge and other various business and professional organizations.

Dave enjoys being a part of the community and believes in giving back whether it be the purchase of a steer at one of our local fairs, emceeing or sponsoring an event or serving on the Wood County Sheriff's Auxiliary. In his spare time he enjoys buying, restoring and selling antique cars, driving sports cars and attending NACAR races. Dave and his wife Fran have one daughter, Dr. Ashley Hughes who currently maintains an Optometry Pratice in Southern Ohio, near her home with husband Jessie. 

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Fran I. Marsh Funeral Director fran@marshfuneralhomes.com

A native of the Fremont area, Fran is a graduate of Fremont Ross High School and the Flower Hospital School of Nursing. After graduating from Nursing School she worked for over 20 years as a Registered Nurse at Flower Hospital. 

In subsequent years Fran served a 2 year funeral director apprenticeship and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1989 after the purchase of the Pemberville location. Together with her husband Dave they have jointly served the community with a zeal and passion in caring for others. This has been further reflected in the various social and business organizations that Fran has belonged to over the years. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking and baking.

Fran and Dave are proud parents to Dr. Ashley Hughes their adult daughter who maintains her Optometry Pratice in Southern Ohio near her home with husband Jessie.

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Ernie & Robin Marsteller info@marshfuneralhomes.com

Ernie & Robin, first met in college and now celebrate 28 years of marriage. Ernie graduated from the Cypress College School of Mortuary Science in Southern California and later as Magna Cum Laude at Lourdes University in Sylvania. He has pursued a career in funeral service for the past 25 years. Robin went onto work in banking and finance and maintains a life insurance license to assist families with funeral pre-arrangements. In addition to being busy in the day to day operations of the funeral homes, both are active members of St. Rose Catholic Church. Ernie completed the 3-year curriculum of the Diocesan Lay Ministry program.  He also remains involved with the Wood County Sheriff’s Office as an Auxiliary Deputy. Ernie & Robin our proud parents of one daughter Toni, who is at present working on the completion of a Masters in Higher Education & a Law Degree at the University of Toledo.

 "As new Co-owners with Dave and Fran Marsh, we are very excited to be affiliated with such a rich history of devoted and caring service. The legacy that Dave, Fran and the entire team both past and present at the funeral homes have established, is a proud benchmark that we can only hope to live up to. The strength of our commitment to work with empathetic hearts and a value-oriented outlook, we hope will establish a level of care that can be measured against the hardworking ethics that Dave and Fran have provided for many years. ‘The Caring Tradition’ to all of you and your shared memories… Will always be our first priority.”

 

Ernie and Robin Marsteller...

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Rhonda Rae (Delphous) Bliss Funeral Pre-Arrangement Advisor rhonda@marshfuneralhomes.com

Rhonda has been planning funerals in advance since 1995.  She graduated from Penta County Vocational School in Banking, Insurance & Travel.  Prior to working in the funeral industry, she has over 8 years of Banking and Finance experience.  Rhonda originally is from the Latcha area.  Her grandparents are familiar names in our community such as the Sundermeiers, the Bahnsens, the Phillips and Delphous Families.

 Rhonda has always been very community oriented since high school having volunteered for many organizations including; Otterbein Nursing Home, St. Charles Hospital, Penta County Schools, Office Education Association and numerous others. She also served as the first female lieutenant Governor for Division 1 – North Kiwanis Clubs.

 Rhonda assists with Monument sales and heads-up the Aftercare program at the funeral homes.  With her main focus in assisting families with Pre-planning Funerals; she carries an Insurance License with the State of Ohio and is a Notary Public. Most importantly, Rhonda is a proud mother raising two children of her own and has been providing foster care for many children since 1996.

David G. Marsh

Funeral Director
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Dave is a lifelong Wood County resident and is a graduate of Eastwood Local Schools completing his undergraduate studies at Bowling Green State University. He began in the funeral service industry in 1972 driving ambulance for the then Holcomb Funeral Homes in Luckey where he would eventually return to serve his apprenticeship after graduating from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and ultimately purchase the business in 1983. As time progressed the Pemberville location was purchased in 1987 and the Woodville location in 2004. Dave is recognized by Who's Who in America and is a member of the National Funeral Director's, Ohio Funeral Director's, Ohio Embalmer's Associations, Masonic Lodge and other various business and professional organizations.

Dave enjoys being a part of the community and believes in giving back whether it be the purchase of a steer at one of our local fairs, emceeing or sponsoring an event or serving on the Wood County Sheriff's Auxiliary. In his spare time he enjoys buying, restoring and selling antique cars, driving sports cars and attending NACAR races. Dave and his wife Fran have one daughter, Dr. Ashley Hughes who currently maintains an Optometry Pratice in Southern Ohio, near her home with husband Jessie. 

Fran I. Marsh

Funeral Director
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A native of the Fremont area, Fran is a graduate of Fremont Ross High School and the Flower Hospital School of Nursing. After graduating from Nursing School she worked for over 20 years as a Registered Nurse at Flower Hospital. 

In subsequent years Fran served a 2 year funeral director apprenticeship and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1989 after the purchase of the Pemberville location. Together with her husband Dave they have jointly served the community with a zeal and passion in caring for others. This has been further reflected in the various social and business organizations that Fran has belonged to over the years. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking and baking.

Fran and Dave are proud parents to Dr. Ashley Hughes their adult daughter who maintains her Optometry Pratice in Southern Ohio near her home with husband Jessie.

Ernie & Robin Marsteller

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Ernie & Robin, first met in college and now celebrate 28 years of marriage. Ernie graduated from the Cypress College School of Mortuary Science in Southern California and later as Magna Cum Laude at Lourdes University in Sylvania. He has pursued a career in funeral service for the past 25 years. Robin went onto work in banking and finance and maintains a life insurance license to assist families with funeral pre-arrangements. In addition to being busy in the day to day operations of the funeral homes, both are active members of St. Rose Catholic Church. Ernie completed the 3-year curriculum of the Diocesan Lay Ministry program.  He also remains involved with the Wood County Sheriff’s Office as an Auxiliary Deputy. Ernie & Robin our proud parents of one daughter Toni, who is at present working on the completion of a Masters in Higher Education & a Law Degree at the University of Toledo.

 "As new Co-owners with Dave and Fran Marsh, we are very excited to be affiliated with such a rich history of devoted and caring service. The legacy that Dave, Fran and the entire team both past and present at the funeral homes have established, is a proud benchmark that we can only hope to live up to. The strength of our commitment to work with empathetic hearts and a value-oriented outlook, we hope will establish a level of care that can be measured against the hardworking ethics that Dave and Fran have provided for many years. ‘The Caring Tradition’ to all of you and your shared memories… Will always be our first priority.”

 

Ernie and Robin Marsteller...

Rhonda Rae (Delphous) Bliss

Funeral Pre-Arrangement Advisor
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Rhonda has been planning funerals in advance since 1995.  She graduated from Penta County Vocational School in Banking, Insurance & Travel.  Prior to working in the funeral industry, she has over 8 years of Banking and Finance experience.  Rhonda originally is from the Latcha area.  Her grandparents are familiar names in our community such as the Sundermeiers, the Bahnsens, the Phillips and Delphous Families.

 Rhonda has always been very community oriented since high school having volunteered for many organizations including; Otterbein Nursing Home, St. Charles Hospital, Penta County Schools, Office Education Association and numerous others. She also served as the first female lieutenant Governor for Division 1 – North Kiwanis Clubs.

 Rhonda assists with Monument sales and heads-up the Aftercare program at the funeral homes.  With her main focus in assisting families with Pre-planning Funerals; she carries an Insurance License with the State of Ohio and is a Notary Public. Most importantly, Rhonda is a proud mother raising two children of her own and has been providing foster care for many children since 1996.