Joseph John Martella(1926 - 2014)

Joseph John Martella

AGE: 87 • Manchester

Joseph John Martella, 87, of Manchester, died Sunday, June 15th at home. Born in New York, he lived in Canarsie for many years before moving to Manchester in 1993. He served honorably in the Navy during World War II. He was the owner/operator of Joseph Martella and Associates in Canarsie before retiring in 1989. Joe was one of the founding members of the Veterans Club of Leisure Knoll and was also a member of the Italian-American club there. He is predeceased by his parents, Nicola and Michelina. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Benedetta nee Curcuru; and his children; son Nicholas and wife Linda of Seaford, Long Island, daughter Frances and husband Frank Beltrani of Massapequa, NY, son Michael and wife Kathleen of Bradenton, FL, and son Joseph and wife Dawn of Florence, NJ. He is also survived by12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Visitation is 2-4 & 7-9 PM Tuesday, June 17th and Wednesday, June 18th at Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Rd, Manchester NJ 08759. Funeral Service will be 9:30 AM Thursday, June 19th at the funeral home with interment to follow at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale NY. For directions, or to send online condolences please visit our website at


Funeral Home

Oliverie Funeral Home
2925 Ridgeway Road Manchester, NJ 08759
(732) 657-4900

Published in Asbury Park Press on June 16, 2014