Firefighter James J. Marshall Sr., 62, died November 30, 2014, from causes related to exposure to toxins while responding to the World Trade Center site after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
He was a lifelong Staten Islander remembered as a hardworking and loving family man.
He graduated from New Dorp High School. He served in the U.S. Navy and was stationed aboard the USS Enterprise out of Newport News, Virginia.
He served for 23 years as an FDNY firefighter. He first was assigned to Engine 253, then to Engine 166, and retired in 2002 from Ladder 78.
He was an avid New York Giants fan and enjoyed bowling. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Adrienne; his sons, James Jr., Thomas, and Vincent; his brother, George; and three grandchildren.