Steven G. Marriner, 63, of Montville, passed away unexpectedly July 18, 2014, in Belfast. He was born in Belfast Dec. 30, 1950, a son of Harry F. Marriner and Kathryn “Avis” (Littlefield) Beach.

Steven was the owner of Marriner’s Garage in Montville and also worked for the past six years at State Sand and Gravel. He was a lifetime member of AMVETS, the NRA and the North American Hunting Club. He was also a Mason for 30 years. Steven was an avid black powder shooter and enjoyed all aspects of the outdoors. In his spare time he loved to go hunting and fishing, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Steven was predeceased by his father, Harry and “his brother from another mother,” David Littlefield. He is survived by his mother Kathryn “Avis” Beach and his step father Charlie, of Montville, his wife of 15 years Shirley (Ripley) Marriner, of Montville; his children Teresa Merrifield and husband Kevin, of Belmont, Jennifer Grass and husband Tony, of Belmont, Travis Ripley and wife Amber, of Harrison, Steven Marriner II and his companion Tina Sanders, of Thomaston, and Marcy Marriner, of Knox; his siblings Pam Christiansen and husband Howdy, of Freedom, Vickie Harriman and husband Henry of Florida, Julie Roberts and husband Harvey, of Palermo, Karen Marriner, of Montville, Cindy Harriman and husband Richard, of Liberty, Joy Gee and husband Doug of Washington and sister in law Brenda Fisher, of Camden; 12 grandchildren Kimberly, Ryan “Big Guy,” Kelsey, Ethan, Alexis, Tyus, Lucian, Cyrus, Isaiah, Trevin, Sam and Steven III; the mother of his children Alice Marriner, of Belfast; and many special nieces and nephews. Steven also will be greatly missed by his extended family at State Sand and Gravel.

Family and friends are invited to a time of visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday July 27, at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast, where a memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 28. Please visit to offer condolences and share memories with the Marriner family.