Obituary of Jose Martell Jr.

Adrian – Jose Martell Jr., age 65, of Adrian, passed away on December 15, 2018.


He was born on January 4, 1953, in Adrian to Jose Sr. and Oralia (Rodriguez) Martell. He attended St. Mary’s Catholic School. Jose was a talented drawer and artist and enjoyed sharing “card tricks” with friends and family. He was a happy go lucky guy who enjoyed spending time with friends and family. 


Jose is survived by his mother, Oralia (Donald) Waddle of Adrian; five sisters, Carmen Seay of Clayton, Teri (Kenneth) Morfino of Pinckney, Goldie (Juan) Salazar of Adrian, Veronica (Carl) Standley of FL, and Anna (Jeffrey) Gonzalez of Adrian; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Adolfo and Antonia Rodriguez.


A memorial mass for Jose will take place on Friday, December 21, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at St. Mary of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Adrian with Fr. Tim McIntire as Celebrant. Burial of cremains will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery.


You may send condolences to the family at  Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.