Marcus Arthur Page
January 29, 1919 ‒ January 28, 2016
MANSFIELD: Marcus Arthur Page passed away Thursday January 28, 2016 from Wedgewood Estates in Mansfield. He was 96.
He was born January 29, 1919 in Midvale the third son of Arthur Ray & Margaret (Farrand) Page. Marcus was a graduate of Midvale High School class of 1937 and went on to earn an Associate Degree from The Ohio State University where he met and married Marie Nell Savage of Columbus on March 16, 1941.
They had two children, Joyce Page Long (Jim) and Michael Page (Sally Bingmer). Marie passed away on October 25, 1999. Grandchildren include Elizabeth Long James (Mike), David Long (Stephanie Boyer), Gregg Page, John Vogel, Michelle Page Scott (Gary), Scott Page (Kristin Buchan), Todd Page (Tracey Monaco), eleven great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Joseph, Hart, and Richard Page.
Marcus was a 30 year retiree from Union Camp Corporation, having served 18 years in Contract and Grievance work as a member of the International Chemical Workers Union Local #20. He served on the Union Township Board of Education, a member of the Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau, a Trustee of the Tuscarawas County Historical Society, and attended First Christian Church in New Philadelphia.
His family will receive friends 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, January 30, 2016 in Snyder Funeral Home, 2553 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield, where a funeral service celebrating his life will begin at 11:30 a.m. Private interment will be held at a later date in East Avenue Cemetery in New Philadelphia.
In lieu of flowers, his family encourages contributions in his memory to the Tuscarawas County Historical Society or a charity of the donor’s choice and they may be made at the funeral home (PO Box 3085, Mansfield OH 44904).
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve the Page family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them—and watch his tribute video—at SnyderFuneralHomes.com