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Lamb Funeral Home Inc.

101 Byberry Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA

OBITUARY

William Francis Marren

October 1, 1952January 18, 2020
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William Francis Marren died on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Bucks County. He was sixty-seven years of age. Born in Abington, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Robert F. Marren and Margarethe Thurow. William was a long time resident of Langhorne, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Marren graduated from Neshaminy High School and continued his education, obtaining an associate’s degree from Bucks County Community College. He was a retired employee with the Amtrak upper management I.T. department. He had been a worker there for thirty years. William was also a veteran of the United States Air Force, having received an honorable discharge.

William was a member of the Langhorne Rod and Gun Club. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and muzzleloader shooter. He was also enthusiastic sports fan, taking interest in ice hockey and always rooting for his Philadelphia teams such as the Eagles and Flyers. In addition, he was a devoted member of the St. Ephrem Parish. He treasured the time with his wife and great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Marren, brother, Clifford Thomas Jr., nephew Robert F. Marren III, and sister-in-law, Cindy Marren.

Now left to treasure his memory is his wife of twenty-eight years, Nancy. Also carrying on his legacy is his brother, Robert F. Marren Jr., and daughter, Melanie. He was the loving great uncle to great nephews, Killian,Tristan and Nick and great niece, Hunter. In addition, his brother, Christopher Marren and nephew, Shawn. Other surviving relatives include his niece, Erin (Kyle) Griffith, brothers, John (Kim) Marren and Gregory (Laura) Marren, sisters, Dawn and Sherry, Step Mother, Liz, sister-in-law, Carol Nyce, and Brother-in-law, Harry (Maria) Spires.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay respects Monday, January 27, 2020.

Public Visitiation: 10:00AM – 11:00AM Memorial Mass: 11:00AM

Lamb Funeral Home, Inc. 101 Byberry Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Donations may be made to the Sunshine Foundation.

  • FAMILY

  • Nancy, Wife
  • Robert F. Marren Jr., Brother
  • Christopher Marren, Brother
  • John Marren (Kim), Brother
  • Gregory Marren (Laura), Brother
  • Dawn, Sister
  • Sherry, Sister
  • Shawn, Nephew
  • Melanie, Niece
  • Erin Griffith (Kyle), Niece
  • Killian, Great Nephew
  • Tristan, Great Nephew
  • Nick, Great Nephew
  • Hunter, Great Niece
  • Liz, Step-Mother
  • Carol Nyce, Sister-in-law
  • Harry Spires (Maria), Brother-in-law
  • Robert F. Marren, Father (deceased)
  • Margarethe Thurow, Mother (deceased)
  • Patricia Marren, Wife (deceased)
  • Clifford Thomas Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Robert F. Marren III, Nephew (deceased)
  • Cindy Marren, Sister-in-law (deceased)

Services

  • Public Visitation Monday, January 27, 2020
  • Memorial Service Monday, January 27, 2020

Memories

William Francis Marren

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Cheryl Sappington

February 5, 2020

I worked with Bill for many years. Rest Easy Bill, you will truly be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the family . God bless🙏🙏🙏

E Steven Emanuel

January 29, 2020

Bill was a great colleague during my tenure with him at Amtrak. Despite our different roles, Bill was always a transparent, supportive team member at Amtrak Technologies. We shared a vital, common interest of doing things right, the first time. He was honest to a fault and equally respectful of people’s talents and roles. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and other loved ones. He will certainly be missed.

Shawn Herrington

January 28, 2020

It was a pleasure working with Bill at Amtrak. He was always fair and honest with me. My prayers go out to his family.

Jane Veldhoven McGuire

January 28, 2020

What a fantastic guy usually only got to see him at Christmas but always upbeat and fun. I will surely miss that big smile hug and kiss...

Killian Kasd

January 24, 2020

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Kass Family

January 24, 2020

Brian Lusardi

January 24, 2020

Bill was one of the nicest guys and I always enjoyed our conversations. He was a true gentleman, and the hockey community will miss his kindness and wisdom.

Steven Strong

January 23, 2020

Bill was a good friend. We worked together at Amtrak and he always helped me when asked. We both lived in Bucks County.
We commuted together on the train to and from work and shared an enjoyment of hockey. He and his nephews went to a game at Princeton with me a few years back. He took me surf fishing one time. I will be thinking of him the next time I go to the ocean.

He was always there for his family and his worker colleagues. I always said that when he leaves this earth that he will not have to "check in" at Heaven's gate - he will just breeze on through - because he was so giving of his time to his family.

Sharyn Stagi

January 22, 2020

I Remember after a few years working in the res office my husband and I had a party . Bill ended up sleeping on our couch instead of driving home. We woke up in the morning to find Bill sitting on the living room floor with our 3 year old in his lap watching cartoons on tv.

James Kass

January 22, 2020

Uncle Bill! Just wanted to say I appreciated everything you did for my Sons and Daughter!! You were not just an Uncle you where more like a Grandfather to them . They will never forget you and everything you did for them. I'm glad I had a chance to learn from you and also experience some unforgettable Hunting and Fishing times! Melanie will also miss you dearly! RIP till we meet again!💪❤ Jim Kass......

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