Marshall "Paul" Field, MD, 88 of Fort Myers, Florida formerly of North Easton, MA passed away on July 10, 2020, after an extended illness.
Born in Bridgeport, CT, Paul attended Tulane University and Boston University prior to enlisting in the United States Navy to serve in the Korean War.
After finishing his undergraduate degree at Boston University, he went on to attend the B.U. School of Medicine. Upon completion, he interned at the United States Naval Hospital in Newport, RI and also trained at the US Naval School of Underwater Medicine. He then spent three years at the Boston Naval Shipyard as head of the underwater decompression unit. He spent time-serving in Vietnam aboard the U.S.S. Tanner. In 1968, he was awarded the Secretary of the Navy Commendation Medal for his work in Vietnam with psychological warfare teams of the US Army. After completing his service with the US Navy, Paul completed his residence at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Brighton MA where he pursued his interest in obstetrics and gynecology with a focus on infertility. He held a private practice in Brockton, MA for 27 years.
Paul was the son of the late Esther Claire Field of Bridgeport, CT; and was predeceased by his wife of 35 years, Suzanne Field. He is survived by his son, Christopher Field of Abington, MA, his daughter and her husband, Carla and Karl Troupe of West Wareham, MA. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Felicia Noble of Port Orange, Florida, and Indiana and Arielle Troupe of West Wareham, MA and one great grandchild, Layla Irvin of Port Orange, Florida.
Services are private.
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