May 15 2021
Frank Leon Martindale Jr of Elkridge Maryland, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2021 at the age of 57. The son of Frank L Martindale Sr and Suzanne (Lee) Gannon; Frank was born in Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated from Trenton High School (New Jersey) before joining the Navy in 1981. Spending 4 years at sea sparked his love for the water. He also enjoyed experiencing various countries and cultures of Asia. After the Navy, he joined the maritime union in New York and continued his work on the water as an engineer and deckhand on various Tugboats. He moved to Maryland in 1989 continuing his work in the tugboat industry while beginning his own painting business. He stopped working on the Tugboats to run the painting business full time for fifteen years. After closing his business Frank combined his love of the water and painting when he worked at a shipyard refurbishing Coast Guard vessels in the Baltimore Harbor. Frank is survived by his wife Renee (Coulbourn); his children, Ashley Martindale and Vince Craner; siblings, John Thorpe, Jim Thorpe, Kim Robinson, Lorraine Bingham, Elaine Hoeffer and Delores Martin as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter Brittany Martindale, father Frank Martindale Sr, mother Suzanne Gannon, step father James Gannon Sr and brother James Gannon Jr. A visitation will be held on Wednesday June 9, from 6pm – 8pm at Ashcraft Funeral Home, 740 South Broadway, Pennsville, NJ. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Frank’s life. The family is requesting no flowers; in lieu of flowers you could make a donation in his memory to the Salem County Humane Society P. O. Box 214 Carneys Point, NJ 08069 or a charity of your choice. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Frank Leon Martindale Jr. please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Frank Leon Martindale Jr May 15 2021.
Death notice for the town of: Penns Grove, state: New Jersey