The Obit For Douglas Marvel

Douglas H. Marvel

Published in Asbury Park Press on January 10, 2011

Douglas H. Marvel, 80, of Hazlet, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel.

Douglas was a retired supervisor for M & T Chemical of Matawan. He was born in Matawan and he has remained a lifelong resident in the Matawan and Hazlet area. Douglas enjoyed hunting and fishing as well as the outdoors. He had a passion for baseball and during the 50's he played for the Pittsburgh Pirates farm team in Salisbury, NC.

He was predeceased by his parents, Henry and AnnaMae Marvel and a brother, Gordon Marvel.

He leaves behind his wife of 61 years, Barbara Marvel; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Douglas and Patricia Marvel and William and Elizabeth Marvel; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Bill Korbach, and Joyce and Barry Howardson; a brother, Donald Marvel; 2 sisters, Valerie Panko and Shirley Glavis; 7 grandchildren, William Korbach, Audra Fowler, Will Marvel, Michael Howardson, Katie Marvel, Christopher Marvel, and Jennifer Marvel, and 2 great grandchildren, Jordan and Sydney Fowler.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 10, 2011 from 5pm - 9pm at the Waitt-Nelms Funeral Home, 501 Highway 79, Morganville, NJ.

Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 from 10am - 11am at the funeral home with a funeral service taking place at 11am.

Interment will follow in Old Tennent Cemetery.

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