George W. Marschhausen 93, of Massapequa, LI died peacefully on February 2, 2023. He was fortunate to be surrounded by family in his last days. Beloved husband of Maike. Loving father of Ralph (Cyndy), Dirk (Rita), and Erik. Grandfather to Jenna (Carl), Michael (Susanna), Maxwell, Katarina, Patrick, Clara and Dagen. Great grandfather of Cody, Kyleigh, Luken and Bohdi.
Born in Brooklyn he was a proud Army veteran having served from 1947-1952. He served in Post War Germany where he reached the rank of Sergeant and later trained troops at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri for service in the Korean Conflict. He was a proud graduate of Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, where he received his Bachelor of Science and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering. He was a licensed professional engineer. He is a Past President of the Brooklyn Polytechnic Alumni Association. He began working at Throop & Feiden Engineering in 1956 even before graduating college. He later became the principal in the firm and ultimately merged into a new entity Eipel, Barbieri, Marschhausen LLP from which he ultimately retired. Engineering was his passion and he continued to practice engineering until he was 86 years old and he enjoyed every minute of it. He continually gave back to his community. He was a long term member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He also served as a Deacon at the Massapequa Reformed Church and was heavily involved in the Boys Scouts of America, having served as Troop Committee Chairman of Troop 73 from Grace Episcopal Church in Massapequa for more than a decade.
George loved his summers in Maine where he would get visits from his family. He was lucky enough to have traveled all over the world for both business and pleasure. He was loved by all that knew him and will always be in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers we ask that donations be made to the Massapequa Reformed Church or Travis Mills Foundation
Massapequa Reformed Church
302 Ocean Avenue
Massapequa, NY 11758
Travis Mill Foundation: https://travismillsfoundation.org/
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