MILLBROOK - A funeral mass for the late Stephen Marshall Sr. is set to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday.
Marshall was the former chief and councillor of the Millbrook First Nation. He passed away on July 27 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 70 years old.
The funeral mass at 11 a.m. is being held at the Sacred Heart Church in Millbrook.
Having served as chief in the 1980s, Marshall was also an advocate of First Nations treaties and rights. He always gave back to his community and was proud of his Mi'kmaq culture and heritage.