Obituaries » Domenick B. Martinelli

Domenick B. Martinelli, 102, of Vineland, passed away after failing health over the last several months early Sunday morning, January 7, 2018 at home under the care of Hospice, while surrounded by his family. Born in Landisville to the late Domenick & Annunziata Martinelli, where he resided most of his life in Atlantic County before moving to Vineland in the early 1990’s to benefit his disabled wife. Domenick was a member of the Local Union 121, Plumbers & Pipe-Fitters, a self employed Mechanical Contractor and ultimately retired as the head of mechanical maintenance for Kerr Glass (formally Armstrong Cork) in Millville.

He was an accomplished golfer locally and traveled to Hawaii and Spain to play the game he came to love. He was an avid gardener, raised his own vegetables for years and loved working in his yard. Domenick belonged to numerous organizations contributing both time and effort.

He is survived by his son & daughter-in-law, Stephen & Patricia Martinelli; his grandsons & their wives, Stephen &Jessica Martinelli and Kevin & Amanda Martinelli; two great-grandchildren, Aiden & McKenzie and his sister, Josephine Nesi who will be celebrating her 105th birthday in March. Domenick was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Naomi Martinelli; seven brothers, Joseph, John, Ralph, Dan, Bill, Albert & Armand and his two sisters, Rose Merlino & Mary Gardenghi.

A special thanks to his caregivers, Ginny, Jessica and Crystal along with the folks from Griswold & Hospice.

Funeral home visitations will be held on Thursday evening from 6pm to 8pm and again on Friday morning from 9am to 10am followed by a funeral service at 10am from Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland. Interment will follow in Friendship Cemetery, Landisville.

ARRANGEMENTS are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Domenick may be made to:
East Vineland Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 703, Buena, NJ 08310

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