Mark Walter Marusa, age 64, passed away on 2/15/2020 at his daughter’s home due to congestive heart
failure. He was born on 03/01/1955 in Fort Ord, California to Alda Lomer Marusa and Walter Joseph
Marusa. He married Jolene Bodily on August 15, 1987 in Layton, UT.
He grew up in Colchester Vermont, graduated high school at Essex junction high school in 1974. He then
went on to graduate college at Vermont University in 1980. Then he got his dream job as a chemist at
Dugway proving grounds in Utah in 1981. He loved hiking in Lake Point, taking his dogs on walks. He
loved to BBQ with his family with a beer in hand. He loved watching sports, movies, and investigative
crime shows. He was such a kind loving, huge hearted man that always took care of our Mom no matter
how hard his day was. Even when he was extremely sick, he wanted to make sure our Mom was taken
care of. He loved his daughters so much that he entrusted his daughters to take care of him when he
knew he couldn’t, he raised us well. We love and miss you Daddy!
He is survived by his Wife Jolene Marusa, daughters Traci Marusa (Brett Davies), Michelle Sly (Jeremy
Sly) grandkids Neve Derendy, Jaedyn Sly, Keiston Davies, Danika Davies.
He is preceded in death by his Father Walter Joseph Marusa, Mother Alda Lomer Marusa, brother
Steven Anthony Marusa.
A Celebration of life will be held at a future time and place to be determined. Arrangements in care of Dalton-Hoopes Funeral Home. 435-884-3031
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