NEW BERN, N.C. - Martin "Marty" Lawrence III, 64, a long time resident of Hamilton, N.J., died May 26, 2013, in his home in New Bern. A Vietnam veteran, he served our country in the U.S. Navy
from 1967 to 1970 and he was employed during his working career at Mercer County Community College as a supervisor of office services. Upon his retirement he moved to New Bern, and served as a full-time volunteer with the Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation.
He was predeceased by his father, Martin Lawrence, Jr. and his wife, Marianne Lawrence. He is survived by his mother, Sarah Lawrence of Hamilton; one brother, Mark Lawrence of Loxahatchee, Fla.; two sisters, Sally Swanson and Susan Lawrence of Hamilton; four nieces, Sherry, Mallory, Bridget and Sarah; three grand-nieces, Amanda, Samantha and Colleen.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, N.J. Family and friends may gather on Saturday from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Saul Colonial Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation, PO Box 15451, New Bern, NC 28561. www.saulfuneralhomes.com.