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Emile E. Martel, Jr.

February 7, 2021


Emile E.”Skip” Martel, Jr.,74. Husband of Janice Hathaway-Martel of New Bedford, son of the late Emile and Claire Martel of New Bedford, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends on February 7, 2021 after a very brief illness. 


Skip was a graduate of Roger Williams College in 1966 with a degree in Liberal Arts.  He became a highly respected Engineer who earned his Civil Engineer III & Resident Engineer licenses. Skip worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Tibbetts Engineering & S.W. Cole Engineering until his retirement in 2020. He found enjoyment relaxing with his friends at Wonder Bowl, the casino, Las Vegas trips, riding his Harley Davidson and his time at home with his wife & his dog, Bentley.

I look to the heavens,
Hoping to see you anew.
Where have you gone?
I'm searching for you.


In accordance with his wishes he will be cremated and arrangements are private under the direction of the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.  For memorial register please visit,


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