William John Marz, 89, of Easton, passed from this world into heavenly glory on Monday, July 18, 2022.
Born August 16, 1932 in Easton, Pennsylvania, William was the son of the late Louis J. and Myrtle B. (Poff) Marz.
Bill was raised in the Easton area and attended Wilson Borough Area High School, Northampton County Area Community College and the Career Institute of Technology, where he received training in drafting and computer aided design. He was employed as a draftsman by several area businesses including Ingersoll-Rand Company and American National Can Company.
Bill was a member of the Phillipsburg Alliance Church and was loved by his church family. He faithfully served in the pew ministry and could be found every Monday morning in the church sanctuary, organizing the pew racks with hymnals, Bibles, visitor information and attendance sheets. Bill loved the Lord and it was evident in his life.
Bill was an avid train enthusiast. He was a member of the Phillipsburg Railroad Historians for 15 years, where he served as director, librarian and gift shop manager. He enjoyed the time spent with his fellow train enthusiasts and he cultivated life-long friendships with them.
Bill was very dear to many people and he will be greatly missed but we rejoice in knowing that he is in the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He would want everyone to know about the Lord and to accept Him as their Savior and Lord also.
Bill is survived by his three children, Lisa Marz Trimmer of Nazareth, PA, David Marz of Bethlehem, PA, Louis Marz of Easton, PA, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bill was predeceased by his former wife and mother of his children, Carol Kiser. He is also survived by his friend, Patty Marz.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 am, Monday, August 15, 2022 in the Phillipsburg Alliance Church, 255 Lincoln Street, Phillipsburg, , with a time of visitation from 10:00 till 11:00. A light luncheon will immediately follow at the Crossbar, located at 285 Grant Street, Phillipsburg, NJ (One block from the church). All are welcome to attend to honor Bill’s memory and to hear the gospel message of hope and forgiveness and love.
Contributions in honor of Bill may be given to The Phillipsburg Railroad Historians at PO Box 5104, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865.
Funeral arrangements: Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St, Phillipsburg, NJ (www.noto-wynkoop.com)
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