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John Martin Nemecek


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John Martin Nemecek

John Martin Nemecek, 88, Boxford, Mass., was a retired executive and
husband of the late Deloris Abigail (Creitz) Nemecek, who passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 in Newburyport.
Born in Palmerton, to the late John M. and Arline M. (Owens) Nemecek, he received his primary education in Pennsylvania and graduated from Palmerton High School. John went on to earn his BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA from Lehigh University.
An honorably discharged veteran, John served his country during the Korean War as an officer of the United States Navy.
He was employed for 30 years by Lucent Technologies Inc., formerly Western Electric Co. At the time of his retirement, he was an executive vice-president.
A resident of the town of Boxford since 1976, John's favorite times were spent with his loving family and friends. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing and made an annual trip to Iceland where he enjoyed salmon fishing with several of his closest friends, son and grandson. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be fondly remembered and greatly missed.
John is survived by his two daughters, Ginger Nemecek Smith and her husband, Dr. David Hale Smith of Easton, Md., and Amy Louise Castonguay and her husband, Richard Henry Castonguay Jr. of Amesbury; his son, John Martin Nemecek and his wife, Sharon Nemecek of Duluth, Ga.; his seven grandchildren, Zachary David Smith, Lillian Grace Smith, Molly Kate Nemecek, Olivia Grace Nemecek, Annabel Joy Nemecek, Rebecca Joy Castonguay and Kaitlyn Tianna Castonguay; two stepgrandsons, Armando and Andres; his two great-grandchildren, Jacob Cale Smith and Elijah Lee Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be held in the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Route 62) Danvers on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial in Village Cemetery, Boxford. Visiting hours on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.
Published in Times News on Sept. 1, 2018
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