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Vivian G. Marshall, co-founded Village Bake Shoppe

Jan. 15, 1939 – Aug. 31, 2014

LEWISTON – Vivian G. “Vicki” Marshall, of Lewiston, co-founder of the award-winning Village Bake Shoppe on Center Street, died Sunday in New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan after a lengthy illness. She was 75.

She established the Village Bake Shoppe in 1993 with her daughter, Tracy, a pastry chef who attained national renown. It closed after Tracy’s death in 2001.

Mrs. Marshall also had a long career in marketing and graphic design. She served as marketing director for Korneluk & Associates, a medical consulting firm, and managed the Allport Flower Shop in Lewiston. In recent years, she was director of marketing for CompuMail on Grand Island.

Born in New York City, the former Vivian Goldberg grew up in Indianapolis. After graduating from Sophie Newcomb College at Tulane University, she went back to New York City to start her career. She moved to Lewiston in 1971.

She served as New York State Branch president of the American Association of University Women and held numerous leadership posts in the Lewiston and Buffalo branches.

A board member of Planned Parenthood in Niagara County, she assisted in the merger that established Planned Parenthood of Western New York and served as the new organization’s secretary.

She also was active in the Greater Lewiston Business and Professional Association.

Her husband, Andrew A., died in 1994.

Survivors include a son, Scott J.; a sister, Terri Perris; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Hardison Funeral Home, North Fourth and Ridge streets.

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