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Marty Nash – August 3, 2020

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Marty Nash, died in his sleep on Aug. 3 at an assisted living facility in Charleston, WVa. He was 63.

A Celebration of Marty’s Life will be held in Oswego on Saturday, October 3, at 2:00 pm in the banquet room at Steamers on East First and Bridge. A private graveside ceremony will be held on October 2nd.

In February 2019, Marty suffered a severe stroke. After a long and strenuous rehabilitation process, he recovered enough to marry Lorie Fitzwater in October 2019. However, in February 2020, a year after the initial stroke, he suffered a relapse and was hospitalized again.

He is a 1975 graduate of Oswego High School, where he starred in soccer and hockey. He played soccer and hockey at SUNY Canton and soccer at SUNY Oswego. He got a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Brockport and started a career in minor league sports. He worked for baseball teams in Little Falls, N.Y., Elmira, N.Y., Burlington, N.C., Durham, N.C., and Charleston, WVa. He worked for professional hockey teams in Binghamton, N.Y., Raleigh, N.C., Wheeling, WVa., St. Louis, Mo., and Tallahassee, Fla. Upon moving to Charleston, he worked in cable television advertising for Suddenlink.

Marty is survived by his two sons, Ryan, of Charleston, WVa., and Jayson of Greenville, S.C.; his wife Lorie, who was with him when he passed, and her son Hunter of Hurricane, WVa; his mother, Lorraine of Oswego, N.Y., his brother Tim of Graham, N.C, sister-in-law Cheri (Tim), of Graham, niece Allison Nash McConnell (Sean) of Omaha, Neb., and nephew Ian of Graham, N.C.

Marty’s death came one year and one day after the passing of his father, Harry. In lieu of flowers, please donate in his name to The Church of the Resurrection, 120 West 5th St., Oswego, N.Y., 13126.

Arrangements are in the care of Nelson Funeral Home.

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