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Stephen Lewis Martelli

August 5, 1960 ~ September 17, 2019 (age 59)


Stephen Martelli, son of the late MaryAnn Martelli was born on August 5, 1960 in Wilmington, Delaware. He departed this life on September 17, 2019.

Muggsy as he was affectionately called by his family and friends, received his early education in the public schools in Wilmington, Delaware. He then graduated from Wilmington High School. Upon graduating he began working at The Delaware Department of Corrections, where he retired after 30 years.  He was the Union President when he retired.

Stephen was an active member of the NAACP and The Longshoreman just to name a few. He was a part of many community activities.  He was known for his kindness and being so caring. He loved his family and he loved the Lord.

He was preceded in death by his mother, MaryAnn Martelli and his brother, Anthony J. Martelli.

Stephen leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Beverly C. Martelli; his two children, Stephen L. Martelli and Stephanie L. Martelli; brother, Ernest P. Martelli ( Lisa) of Kennett Square, PA; his sisters, Cindy Martelli (Geoff) of Newark, DE and Theresa Martelli Kupchinski (John) and a host of nephews and many many friends.

His funeral will take place 11 AM Monday, October 7, 2019 at Canaan Baptist Church, 3011 New Castle Avenue, New Castle, Delaware 19720. There will be a viewing from 9:00 - 10:45 am only.

His Burial will be Private. 

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Public Viewing
October 7, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Canaan Baptist Church (New Castle Ave)

Funeral Service
October 7, 2019

11:00 AM
Canaan Baptist Church
3011 New Castle Ave
New Castle, DE 19720

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