MANCHESTER - Justin Peter "JP" Martel, left this world on Oct. 28, 2012.
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He was born on March 7, 1974, in Killeen, Texas, the beloved son of Ken and Tish Martel.
While his talents were numerous, his true passion was for photography. He captured the world with his creative lens, and sought to enlighten humanity with his gifts. Despite his adventurous spirit, he maintained residence in Manchester, where he worked on many service projects for the community. He loved the city and became a fierce advocate for social responsibility in all socioeconomic backgrounds.
Members of his family in addition to his parents include his cherished brother, Christian Martel and wife Miranda; he was a fun-loving mentor to nephews, Jackson and Carson Martel; and precious grandson to Lucille Martel.
Services: A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, 6 p.m. at the Gospel Baptist Church, 456 Beech St., Manchester.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Horizon for N.H., 199 Manchester Street, P.O. Box 691, Manchester, 03105, in memory of Justin.
The Phaneuf Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To view an online memorial, go to www.phaneuf.net.
Published in Union Leader on Nov. 3, 2012