Martin passed away suddenly on January 1, 2013 at the age of 61 years. He is predeceased by father Jozip. He is survived by his loving family; mother Lucija; daughter Michelle (Ryan); grandson Mason; sister Marcie; brother John (Anita); nephews Joseph, Pavao; nieces Stefica, Alicia. Prayers will be offered 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Croatian Church 3105 E. 1st Ave. Vancouver, BC where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013. Entombment to follow at the Abbey Mausoleum, Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered to the family at


Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Jan. 6, 2013