The Reverend Irving A. Marsland

The Reverend Irving A. Marsland

12/23/2016

Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Irving A. Marsland, 97, who died Friday, December 23, 2016 at his home in Portland, OR. He was born February 4, 1919. 
 
Rev. Marsland served the New York East and New York Conferences for 38 years. Churches he pastored were:  Grahamsville and Sundown, NY; Bedford Hills, NY; Cornwall, NY; Aldersgate and Irvington Methodist in Dobbs Ferry, NY: Grace Methodist in Newburgh, NY; and Hempstead UMC. Rev. Marsland retired in 1983 after serving seven years as district superintendent of the Long Island East District. After retirement he served as associate pastor at Metropolitan Community UMC in Manhattan for three years and then as associate pastor at Rockville Center UMC for ten years. 
         
Rev. Marsland was married to Roberta Marsland from 1946 until her death in 2009. He is survived by three children, Lyn Hanke, Melissa Marsland, and Ann Marsland Millett; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
 
A memorial service will be held in Virginia sometime in the summer of 2017.