Funeral of Mary Helen Sylvester Martuscelli


We will give God thanks and praise for the life of Mary Helen Sylvester Martuscelli on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the Andrew’s Mortuary Chapel in Hampstead.

Mary is the mother of our members Gina and her children Shannon Icard and Matthew, Bryan, and Brendan van der Wal.

The family will be available for visitation from 1-1:55 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at the Andrew’s Hampstead Chapel.

Burial will follow in the adjacent cemetery.

Rest eternal grant Mary, O Lord, and let Light perpetual shine upon her. Amen.

St Matthew's Pastor Sam Zumwalt


The Rev. Dr. Samuel Zumwalt has worked in churches for 44 years and in May 2020 celebrated the 39th anniversary of his ordination to the holy ministry. He is a member of the Society of the Holy Trinity ( In 2004, Pr. Zumwalt moved with his family to Wilmington from Texas, where he served for 23 years as pastor of small, midsize, and large congregations.