Mary M.E. Martell, 92, of Eatontown, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2021. She was born to John and MaryEllen (Knowles) McDonnell on April 18, 1928 in Chester-le-Street, England, Durham County, U.K..
She married Earl J. Martell July 1, 1947, and traveled the world while raising five children after Earl’s retirement from the Army. Earl predeceased Mary in February of 2002 after 54 years of marriage.
Mary was a longtime communicant of St. Dorothea’s RC Church in Eatontown.
She is survived by her five children; Moira Misunas, Austin, Texas, Anne Kwestel, husband Morty, Rockaway, New Jersey, Earl Martell, wife Lenore, Flanders, New Jersey, Janet Martell, Seville, Spain, Phil Martell, wife Diane, DeBary, Florida, grandchildren; Hawea Martell, Hilo ,Hawaii, Kevin Lohman, Austin, Texas, Christopher Lohman, Austin, TX, Francisco C. Naranjo Martell, Madrid, Spain, Manuel Naranjo Martell, Seville, Spain and Jack Martell, DeBary, Florida. Mary is also survived by her sisters; Anne Watson - Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, U.K. and Moira Brown –Seaham, Durham, U.K.
Mary was a consummate home maker, wonderful wife and mother, world traveler, good neighbor and friend.
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