James J. Marvin, a former priest of the Diocese of Rochester, died Aug. 23, 2009. He was 84 years old.
A native of Macedon, he was ordained June 4, 1948, by Bishop James E. Kearney at Sacred Heart Cathedral. He was assistant pastor and pastor at various parishes in Rochester and the Southern Tier. His longest assignment was as pastor of St. Ambrose Parish in Rochester, where he served from 1971 until he retired in 1995.