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Martin A. Marcus, Jr.

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On October 22, 2021 @ 9:52 am In Obituaries | 6 Comments

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Martin A Marcus, Jr. of Wilmington, DE, age 95, passed away October 20, 2021. Mr. Marcus was born in Philadelphia, PA, graduated from Northeast High School, and served in the 13th Army Air Corp during WWII. Mr. Marcus flew 44 combat missions as a tail-gunner in a B-24 bomber. He also served four years in the US Naval Reserve at Willow Grove, PA air station. After his service in the Air Corp, he earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Temple University in 1951. Mr. Marcus retired from the DuPont company in 1985 after 34 years of service.

Upon moving to Lancaster in 2001, he became a member of Grace Baptist Church of Lancaster, PA. He enjoyed many years of worshipping there and served many years as finance chairman.

As a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Wilmington, DE he served as an Elder, Deacon, Treasurer, Finance Chairman, Fund Raising Chairman, Sunday school teacher, and many other roles and committees.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Edith Mae Marcus (Fish) in 1997 after 46 years of marriage. He is survived by his wife Jane Huber and two sons, Martin III (Kelly) of Wilmington, DE and Michael (Sandra) of West Chester, PA. Step-children Bob Huber of Scottsdale, AZ and Janet Krapels (Theo) of Pawleys Island, SC. Grandchildren Brittany Mason, Mindy Brown (Nate), Megan Marcus, Tim Marcus, Anna Marcus. Great-grandchildren Tori, Wes, Phil and Gigi Brown.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 11am at Grace Church of Willow Valley, 300 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster, PA 17602. For those unable to attend, the service will be available via livestream at: https://boxcast.tv/view/martin-marcus-memorial-service-633745 Burial will be private at the First Baptist Church of Pedricktown, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Water Street Mission, 210 South Prince Street, Lancaster, PA. https://wsm.org.

Condolences for the family of “Martin A. Marcus, Jr.”

Condolence from Frank Riniti on October 23rd, 2021 9:18 am

Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss. We will keep your family prayers in our prayers during this difficult time.

God Bless,

Frank & Donna Riniti

Condolence from Barbara Voltz on October 23rd, 2021 2:46 pm

A life to be proud of ….
Deepest sympathy to the Marcus family.
The Voltz’s

Condolence from David/Donna Grubb on October 23rd, 2021 6:13 pm

Dear Marty and Kelly and Family,
Sorry to read about your Dad’s passing. Wow, what an amazing man.
Moved onto Glory, much cheering going on in heaven.
Love to all,
Donna and David

Condolence from Brett Dorsch on October 24th, 2021 9:14 am

Praying for your family Marti. Your father sounds like he was a great man that knew the Lord. Although your mourning now I know you also feel blessed that he is with his father in heaven.

Condolence from Gary Sokola on October 25th, 2021 10:40 am

I’m sorry to hear of this sad news and I pray you’ll feel God’s comfort and assurance.

Condolence from William A. and Janet S. Dale on October 25th, 2021 4:21 pm

Our sympathy and prayers. Have many warm memories of your dad and mom, and Jane, from years at Bethel. God’s grace and comfort for the family.
In Him,
Janet & Bill Dale

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