Daniel John Martella


Daniel 'Danny' Martella

Daniel “Danny” John Martella, 51, of Antioch, passed away in a Nashville hospital on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, surrounded by his family. 

He was born on Sept. 11, 1966, to Daniel S. and Nancy Martella.  

Danny moved to Cleveland in 1975, and has been a resident of Antioch for the past 10 years.  He was a 1984 graduate of Cleveland High School.  Prior to moving he worked at Bendix for 10 years.  Danny graduated with honors from the Nashville School of the Arts, where he earned certification as a pastry chef.  He worked for Publix in Hermitage, and also catered events for the Tennessee Titans. 

He is preceded in death by his father, Daniel S. Martella; and an infant brother, Anthony Martella.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his mother, Nancy Armstrong Martella; sister, Kathy Posey (Kevin); niece and nephew, Emily and Taylor; grandmother, Dorothy Armstrong; and aunt, Wendy Wolverton. 

A private graveside service will be held at Lee Cemetery. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of "Danny" or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. 

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Martella family with these arrangements.


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