Anthony (Tony) Marta, 60, of Millsboro, passed away suddenly Thursday, July 28, 2022, of medical complications at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was born June 26, 1962.
Anthony’s passions included fishing, hunting and carpentry. Tony’s favorite pastime was spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. Tony’s favorite sport was football, and he never missed an Eagles game. Tony was very passionate about helping people in any way he could to overcome hardships in their life, heading the Longneck Faith and Hope group. Anthony has always had a strong religious faith and would never hesitate to have a discussion with anyone who wished to talk about the Lord. Tony had a huge heart and was always only one phone call away from anyone who needed him. Anthony will be forever missed and deeply loved by all.
Anthony is survived by his immediate family, his wife, Beverly A. Marta of Millsboro; and his four children, son Anthony (AJ) Marta of Lewes, daughter Rachel A. Marta of Lewes, daughter Jessica (Chris) Loller of Ellendale, and son Nicholas (Anastasia) Jacobs of Smyrna; two grandchildren, Haylee M. Callahan and Isabella R. Marta; nephew, Michael Thomas (Rhiannon) Davis, and their daughters Persephone and Mckayla; brother-in-law, John (Janet) Brewer, and their children John, Jeff and Ashlea; and his mother-in-law, Elizabeth B. Brewer. Anthony is also survived by three siblings, brother Paul Marta of Annapolis, Md., and his children Paul and Mary Kate, sister Julie (Allen) Davis of Broadkill Beach, and their children Brian Donahue (Chelsea), Abbie Davis, Justin (Janna) Davis, and their children Jaden, Janessa, and Owen, sister Hope (Michael) Smedley of Abingdon, Md., and their children Jacob, Hannah and Curtis. Anthony is preceded in death by his mother Abbigail Marie Lundberg Marta and his father John Lawrence Marta of Harbeson, and sister-in-law Kathleen Castango of Delmar.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20, at Long Neck Methodist Church, 32051 Long Neck Road, Millsboro. A Celebration of Life will be held following church services at Millsboro Fire Hall, 109 E. State St., Millsboro.
The family asks in lieu of flowers that donations be made to University of Maryland Medical System Foundation, ummsfoundation.org; or P.O. Box 64573, Baltimore, MD 21298.
Electronic condolences via watsonfh.com.
Services are provided by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.