Martin Allen Elbell (1941 - 2018)

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Martin Allen Elbell
June 24, 1941 - August 6, 2018
Warner Robins, Georgia- On Monday morning, August 6, 2018 Martin Allen Elbell joined his Lord and Savior in heaven. Mr. Elbell, the youngest of 13 children, was born on June 24, 1941 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania to the late Luther and Cora Smith Elbell. He grew up in the community of Clearfield, Pennsylvania and graduated from Clearfield High School where he excelled as a member of the wrestling team. After graduation, Mr. Elbell spent 30 years as a Distribution Technician with the Kiplinger Publishing Company, from which he ultimately retired. Later in life, he moved to Warner Robins, Georgia to be closer to family. A devout Catholic, Mr. Elbell faithfully attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warner Robins where he served in the Knights of Columbus and volunteered for the Christian Service Center.
Mr. Elbell was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Shetler, as well as 3 other sisters and 5 brothers.
Left to cherish Mr. Elbell's memory are his surviving siblings: Margaret Gross, Rimersburg, MD; Theodore Elbell (Delores), Madisonville, TN; Marcella Turner, Lock Haven, PA; and brother in law, John Shetler of Warner Robins, GA.
A Rosary will be said in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. with a visitation following until 8:00 p.m. at McCullough Funeral Home. A memorial Mass for Mr. Elbell will take place at a later date at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warner Robins. Mr. Elbell will be laid to rest in Brickell Cemetery in Rossiter, Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to in memory of Mr. Elbell to the Knights of Columbus or the Christian Service Center at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 300 S. Davis Drive, Warner Robins, Georgia, 31088.
Friends may go to to sign an online registry. McCullough Funeral Home and Crematory has the privilege of handling the funeral arrangements for Mr. Elbell.

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417 South Houston Lake Road
Warner Robins, GA 31088
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Published in The Telegraph on Aug. 9, 2018
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