Published in Asbury
Park Press on January 10, 2011
Douglas H. Marvel,
80, of Hazlet, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at Bayshore Community
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,
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
Interment will follow in Old Tennent Cemetery.
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