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Christopher G. Martelle


Chief Petty Office 1st Class, C.A.F. (Navy)


Died: 03 May 2020


MARTELLE, Christopher G. - Beloved husband and soulmate of Susan, died suddenly at home on May 3, 2020. He was a son of the late Mary (Loader) and Joseph Martelle. Besides his wife, he is survived by daughter, Megan (Kevin); son, Liam; stepson, Matthew Lang (Heather); step grandchildren, Brea and Emerson; sister, Rose Martelle (Ed Bangay); brothers, Michael, Dwayne (Susan). Chris was in the Canadian Navy for 27 years, retiring as the 1st Coxswain of the St. John's. He then worked for Goodspeeds Manufacturing until retiring, then worked with Susan in the antique business. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit. Due to COVID-19 there will be a service at a later date. Donations may be made to Bide Awhile Animal Shelter, 67 Neptune Cres., Box 50029 RPO Southdale, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4S2. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald 07 May 2020)


Ships served in:

HMCS ST JOHN'S - Commissioning crew as a CPO1, Coxswain



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