Robert E. Martel

Obituary for Robert E. Martel

June 24, 1930 - October 4, 2017
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 87


Robert E. Martel of Manchester, 87, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday October 4, 2017. He was born in Manchester, NH on June 24, 1930, to the late Anatole and Evelyn (Lefebvre) Martel.

He was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Annis) Martel, of 64 years, married on August 29, 1953.

After High School Robert enlisted in the Army. He spent his career with the Army National Guard before retirement, where he was a CW4 as U.S. Property Fiscal Officer in Concord, NH. Robert enjoyed traveling, and spending time with friends and family. His charismatic smile will be missed by all those knew and loved him.

Robert was predeceased by his brothers Lawrence Martel and Normand Martel, and sister Laurette Bilodeau.

He leaves behind his loving wife Jeanne Martel of Manchester, NH; sons Robert Martel and wife Marcy Martel of Exeter, NH, Thomas Martel of Manchester, NH; daughters Judy McColgan and husband Peter McColgan of Salem, NH, and Sharon Cox and husband Richard Cox of Candia, NH; grandchildren Jillian McColgan, Connor Martel, Caroline Martel, Charlotte Martel, Aidan Cox, and Trevor Cox; brother Albert "Charlie" Martel of Manchester, NH; and sister Pauline Hudon of North Carolina.

SERVICES: A gathering will be held at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium located at 243 Hanover St. Manchester, on Friday October 6th, from 5-8 PM. A memorial mass will be held at St. Catherine Parish located at 207 Hemlock St. Manchester, on Saturday October 7th at 11 AM. Friends and family are invited to attend.

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