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“My friend Lyn I am truly sorry for your loss. What a wonderful memories you have in you heart. Take care of yourself. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Carol Textor - Kent, OH

“We are very sorry to hear this sad news. We will miss seeing him at Nate's soccer games! Our prayers are with you during this very difficult time. --...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Melissa Vlasak - Chagrin Falls, OH

“Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of Marv. I worked with Marv at Firelands Habitat for several years. He was smart, patient,...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Barbara Miller - Huron, OH

“Offering our deepest sympathies during this time. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: The Staff of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home - OH

“My prayers are with your family. Keep your memories alive ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Rayne Gardner - Akron, OH

“I don't know if it is a memory but what I know about Marv is that he is such a sweet man. He was always smiling and he had such a gentle way about...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Lisa Lee-Briggs - Yucca Valley, CA


Marvin B. Kirschman, 91, of Kent, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Independence Village in Aurora.

He was born October 15, 1925 in Meriden, CT to the late Walter C. and Harriet (Bartholomew) Kirschman. He was a veteran of the Navy during the World War II with service in the South Pacific. A member of the University of Connecticut 1948 national collegiate soccer champion team, he also brought his love of soccer to the children of Sandusky as a coach. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Kent, Shriner Zenobia, Mason Marks Lodge 50+ years, American Legion Post 496 and Fireland Habitat for Humanity original organization member.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn (Sammet) Kirschman, sons, Jeffrey C. (Kathleen) Kirschman of Chagrin Falls, Scott C. Kirschman of Columbus; daughter, Sarah A. (Scott) Lazzara of Stow; 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Walter C. Kirschman.

Burial will be held in Northford, CT at the family's convenience. Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity Firelands 7602 Milan Rd.
Sandusky, Ohio 44870 or Kent 1510 S Water St. Kent, Ohio 44240, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd, Suite 445, Independence, OH 44131. Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.