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Qiushi "Martin" Zhang

d. January 12, 2024

Qiushi "Martin" Zhang

Qiushi “Martin” Zhang of Blue Bell, PA passed away on January 12, 2024 at the age of 33. Diagnosed with cancer at the age of 29, Martin courageously fought his illness and underwent treatment for 4 years. Martin earned his degree in Computer Science, then worked as a project manager at TOTALL Metal Recycling Inc. in Granite City, IL and as a software developer at WorldWontWait Inc. in Cumming, GA. Since 2019, he has taught at Guanghua Chinese School in Blue Bell, PA. 


Martin loved playing badminton, video games, and board games (sometimes too competitively). He was gifted at playing the piano and composing his own songs. Friends and family remember him as a lover of good food, traveling, snowboarding, anime, and sci-fi movies who always cracked jokes until the very end. 


Born in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China and moved to New Jersey, USA in 1999. Beloved husband of Haidie Liza Daraba (married in 2021), loving brother of Nina, cherished son of Zhongqi (Jason) and Shujuan (Susan). Predeceased by his grandparents and survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. 


Family and friends are invited to honor his life on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Joseph Levine & Sons Funeral Home (1002 West Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422). Donations to Martin’s widow may be made through Zelle: blazerofice1@gmail.com (Qiushi Zhang) or PayPal: haidie0828@gmail.com (Haidie Liza Daraba). Contributions to Martin’s memory may also be made to the American Cancer Society in order to advance research for lung cancer treatment.

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 20, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Joseph Levine and Sons-Blue Bell

1002 West Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422

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Interment

Saturday, January 20, 2024

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Valley Forge Memorial Gardens

352 S Gulph Rd, King of Prussia, PA 19406

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