John L. Martel

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John L. Martel, 65, of Maryland and formerly of Lebanon, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in Harrisburg. John was born in Lebanon, PA on May 19, 1949. He was a son of Margaret M. (Stellar) Martel of Lebanon and the late Louis J. Martel. John was the owner and operator of Crofton Southbound Produce for 38 years in Maryland. He was a member of the Lebanon Ski & Sports Club and the Elks Club. He was an avid skier. He was a graduate of St. Vincent College and Lebanon Catholic High School class of 1967. Surviving in addition to his mother is 1 brother, Patrick J., husband of Bonita Martel and 2 sisters, Diana M., wife of Scott Sweigart and Tina M., wife of Thomas Birli; 1 nephew, Louis and 1 niece, Madison. He was preceded in death by mans best friend Hans. A celebration of John's life will be held from 1-4 PM on Saturday, August 16th at the American Legion Post 66, 9605 Old Laurel Bowie Rd., Bowie, MD 20720. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Lebanon Catholic School, 1400 Chestnut St., Lebanon, PA 17042. Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements. You may share your thoughts and memories with the family at www.thompsonfuneralhomelebanon.com



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Published in The Capital Gazette on Aug. 12, 2014
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