Martin J. Faber Jr.

08/28/2012 1:30 PM |

Martin J. Faber Jr., 83, of Willow Street, Pa., formerly of Long Island, N.Y., passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Pa.

Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was the son of the late Martin John Faber Sr. and Wanda Telkowski Faber. He was married to Lenora Madison Faber.

Martin served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict. An electrical engineer, he served as vice president of international marketing for several companies in New York, including Hazeltine Corporation in Greenlawn, Harris Corporation in Syosset and Cardion Electronics in Woodbury.

He had been active in several churches, including Northport Baptist Church in Northport, Calvary Baptist Church in Port Jefferson, Mattituck Presbyterian Church in Mattituck, The Tabernacle in Sarasota, Fla., and Grace Community Church in Willow Street, Pa. He was an avid New York Giants fan.

In addition to his wife, Lenora, Martin is survived by his daughter, Kathie Hartnett of Chester, N.J., and son, Michael Faber of Shirley, N.Y.; his adoptive grandchildren, McKenzie and Hannah Murphy; and his brother Gene Faber of Mahopac, N.Y. He was preceded in death by his sister, Dolores MacCarthy, and his brother Donald Faber.

A memorial service will be held at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, 12605 New York State Route 25, Mattituck, N.Y., on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at 11 a.m. The family will greet friends immediately following the service.

Per his wishes, Martin’s remains were donated to the Humanity Gifts Registry through Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

Kindly omit flowers. Contributions in Martin’s memory may be made to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-800 (

For other information or to send an online condolence to the family, visit the Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home website at

This is a paid notice.