Michael C. Martinelli, 81, of Deptford, NJ, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Thursday, June 30th.
A devoted husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Erma (nee Caputo) Martinelli, his sons Michael (JoAnn) of Lancaster, PA, Richard of Atco, NJ, and Steven (Dawn) of Lake Mary, FL, a sister, Phyllis M. Hubbert of East Norriton, PA., and 7 loving grandchildren.
Mike was a 1947 graduate of Overbrook High School in Philadelphia, and attended both Drexel and Temple Universities. He was a Structural Draftsman and a supervisor for various engineering companies throughout his professional career. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and a member of the Philadelphia National Guard. His past times included reading, playing golf and Bocce and following the Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the viewing Tuesday evening from 7 to 9pm and Wednesday morning from 9:15 to 10:15am at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass Wednesday morning 11am, Holy Angels Parish, St. Patrick's RC Church, Woodbury. Interment Gloucester County Veterans Cemetery, Williamstown, NJ.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Mike's memory to the American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034.
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