Marvin “Marvie” Silas Freiermuth
Marvin “Marvie” Silas Freiermuth of Beach Lake, PA, a lifelong resident, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at home with his family by his side. He was 74.
He was the son of the late Silas and Gladys Wood Freiermuth. He was born May 10, 1942 in Atco, PA. Marvie was born and raised on the family farm.
He owned and operated four local businesses (Stanton Corners) and had also worked as a foreman for the Town of Damascus. He enjoyed operating any type of equipment, small to large. Marvie helped excavate and build many of his family homes in the area. He enjoyed cutting and splitting wood. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and camper. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially sitting down at the family pond. Snowmobiling, horseshoes and shuffleboard were some of the activities he enjoyed. Marvie was the designated cook at the family picnics.
A family statement reads, “Marvie was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He also loved his dogs. He was a big part of the family and the community. He would help anyone in need at any hour of the day. He was the neighborhood volunteer. He had a heart of gold and he will truly be missed.”
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marilyn Verne Freiermuth; three children, Judy Diehl and her companion Denis Nadeau of Beach Lake, PA, Ricky Freiermuth and his fiancée Martha Shermanski of Beach Lake, PA, Kathy Martin and her husband Paul of Beach Lake, PA; eight grandchildren, Jason and his wife Andrea, Joshua and his fiancée Marissa, Justin and his wife Shannen, Dylan, Logan, Beau, Heather, Nichole; six great grandchildren, Mason, Kaylie, Katelyn, Brandon, Courtney, Danica; three sisters, Marjorie Maree, Marlene Duda and her husband George and Marilyn (Snooky) Dailey; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday, April 13 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Rasmussen Funeral Home, 90 Main St., Narrowsburg, NY. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 14 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. William Rushik will officiate. Cremation will follow at Maple Hill Crematory. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 Miller Dr., Honesdale, PA 18431.