Ronald A. Marsh, 76, died April 25, 2011, at his residence in Belfast. He was born Nov. 1, 1934, in Orono, son of Henry and Margueriete (Lemieux) Marsh.

The U.S. Navy veteran loved building boats. It was said he “was always building a boat.” His love was being out on the water.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Coleen (Kelley) Marsh of Belfast; his children, Julie Hood of Kentucky, Dorianne Marsh and partner, Matt Rodgers of Freeport, Jeffrey Todd of Belmont, James Marsh of Freeport, Jennifer and husband, Christopher Stephens of Kentucky, Joella Rossignol and husband, Michael of Monroe, James and wife, Laurie Todd of Swanville, and Peter Marsh of California; two sisters, Barbara Jean Marsh of Lincolnville and Sylvia Peterson of Florida; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Friends may call Friday, April 29, 6-8 p.m., at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. A funeral service will be Sunday, May 1, at 3 p.m.

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