Maurice P. Marble, 88, of Cortland, passed away Tuesday April 7, 2015 at Cortland Regional Medical Center. Born May 2, 1926 in Pitcher, Maurice was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Marble. Maurice was a Cortland resident most of his adult life and was the only son born into his family of four sisters. He was employed in sales for many years with DeLaval in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Cortland. His First United church members were very good to Maurice and were like family to him.
He is survived by his two daughters, Deborah (Mark) Kopach of Schenectady, N.Y. and Julianne (Robert) May of Rye, N.Y. and his four grandchildren, Sarah Jeanne and Amanda Kopach and Christopher and Dylan May. Maurice was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne S. Marble in 2003.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from the First United Methodist Church 734 N.Y. State 222, Cortland, N.Y. Prayers of committal will be held in Cortland Rural Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends on Friday from 4-7 p.m. in the Chapel of Riccardi Funeral Home 69 N. Main St. Cortland, N.Y. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.riccardifuneralhome.com.