John E. Martin of Throop died Wednesday morning at home after an illness.
Born in Throop, son of the late Caleb and Alverna Miller Martin, John was employed by BAE Systems and was a former member of Throop United Methodist Church.
John was an avid hunter and fisherman and he enjoyed spending time with nephews, TJ, Justin, Joey, Danny, Bobby and Kenny, and his cousin, Gary.
Surviving are three sisters, Audrey Wierzinski, Scranton; Alvera Goralski, Hamlin; and Ruth Brzenski, Scranton; two brothers, James Martin, Throop; and Thomas Martin, Taylor; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Beverly Vashinskaus, Mary Jane Miller and Marsha Chapman; and three brothers, Caleb Martin Jr., Alexander Martin and William Martin.
The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Howard J Snowdon Funeral Home, 1810 Sanderson Ave., Scranton. Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
Friends may call Friday, 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice. For online condolences, go to www.duffyandsnowdon.com