John Lloyd Martin
Age 69, of Lewes, DE, passed away peacefully on December 31, 2018 at the Delaware Hospice Center surrounded by his family.
Born in Wilmington, John was the son of the late Elmer and Dorothy (Powel) Martin. He was a graduate of St. Ann’s School, attended Salesianum School and graduated from Wilmington High School. For over 30 years, he worked as a pipefitter for Local 74 before his retirement. His memberships included St. Anthony Holy Name Society and the Prince of Piedmont Lodge. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Patricia Nepi.
John will be dearly missed by his wife of five years, Stephanie D. (Donato) Martin; his sons, William Paris (Jessica) and Stephen Paris (Logan); and two grandsons, Kaden and Dylan, all of Wilmington. Also surviving are his brothers, Fred, Robby and Ricky Martin.
Friends and family are invited to visitation on Tuesday, January 8th after 5 PM at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington where memorial services will begin at 7 PM. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963 or to Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard West Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19104.