Julio Martell, 92 of Vestal passed away on May 21, 2020 at Wilson Hospital after a short illness. He is survived by his loving, devoted wife of 34 years Sandy Martell. He is also survived by a sister Carmen LaRose.
He was predeceased by his parents Julio and Maria Martell Senior. He was predeceased by two brothers Steve and Raymond Martell, one sister Marty (Martha) Martell Steiner and great granddaughter, Layla Marie.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Julio and Mary Martell, daughter and son-in-law Eileen and Ray Mosher. He is also survived by step-daughter and son-in-law, April and Pete Hopkins, and step-daughter and life partner, Gina Salemme and Mark Schroeder. He had eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Julio was in the Navy for 4 years. He worked for Philco after leaving the Navy, then was a self-employed carpenter for 60 years. He was an active member of the Sydney and Binghamton Moose Lodge for more than 20 years. He loved to sing and yodel and loved to dance. He loved to cook for big crowds and family gatherings. He loved his vegetable garden. We want to thank the CVICU at Wilson Hospital for the wonderful care in Julio’s last days.
A Memorial Gathering will be announced by the family at a later date.