Melodie W (Wood) Marsch

September 26, 1942 ~ October 16, 2021 (age 79)




            Melodie W. Marsch, 79, of London, died on October 16, 2021, in her residence.

            Born September 26, 1942, in Blair County, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of George and Edna (Detsch) Wood.

            Melodie had worked as a teacher for Columbus City Schools for over 30 years, where she also served as a union representative. She was also a long-time patron of the Red Brick Tavern.

            Survivors include her husband, Dan Patridge; stepdaughters Stephanie Patridge and Beth Patridge; grandchildren Kandice Patridge, Quamé Patridge, Aniecia Patridge, and Macy Pannell; great-grandchildren Seniya Patridge, Kaelyn Patridge, Suha Aburayyan, and Trayvin Moorer; brother George (Eileen) Wood, sister Elinda (Bo) Rees; nieces and nephews January (Chad) Reilley, Anthony Tesi, Addison Tesi, Dawn Ivanov, Dale Weaver, and Suzanne Masters.

            Melodie was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Fred Marsch, and sister Pat Moore.

            A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at THE EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 North Main Street, London, with Pastor Kenneth Burks officiating.

            In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials in Melodie’s name be made to the Madison County Humane Society, 2020 State Route 142 NE West Jefferson, Ohio 43162.

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Memorial Service
October 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Eberle-Fisher Funeral Home
103 North Main Street
London, US 43140


Madison County Humane Society
P O Box 84, West Jefferson OH 43162

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