George B. Martell

Martell of Chelmsford, formerly of Billerica, died after a brief illness, at the High Pointe Hospice house in Haverhill, October 9, 2022, George B. Martell, age 91. Beloved husband of the late Josephine P. (McGrath) Martell. He was born in Somerville, May 17, 1931, the son of the late James and Helen (Evans) Martell. George enlisted in the United States Marines, during the Korean war, receiving the Purple Heart award for his active service. He later worked for over 30 years, between Harvard and M.I.T. University, as HVAC engineer. He is survived by his three daughters, Jean Jordan and her companion, Bill Kinser of Haverhill, Joan Yutkins and her husband, Richard of Billerica, Catherine Martell and her companion, Joe Petersen of Billerica. His son, Stephen Martell and his wife, Pilar of Pembroke Pines, Florida. He is also survived by his nine loving grandchildren: Michael, Ryan, Robert, James, Richard, Sheree, Jaime, Josephine, and Katie and his fifteen great grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held in the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd., (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Sunday, October 16, from 12:00 to 3:00 PM., with a prayer service. Interment, Oak Grove cemetery will be private.