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William J. Martin

AGE: 74 • Matawan

William J. Martin, 74, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at his home in Matawan. He was born in Long Branch and lived in Matawan for the past 74 years. William was a Board member of the Matawan Library, a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, and he proudly served our country in the US Coast Guard.

He is predeceased by his parents, Frank B. and Margaret Smith Martin. Surviving is his wife of 47 years, Gladys H. Martin, his two brothers, Robert Martin and his wife Harriet, and Frank Martin and his wife Lisa; his two sister-in-laws, Lois Vervoordt and Marie Hartje; and his two brother-in-laws, Alfred Hartje and Kenneth Vervoordt. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

All arrangements have been entrusted to the Bedle Funeral Home, 212 Main Street, Matawan, NJ. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent in William's memory to St. Judes Children's Hospital, Matawan Library or Trinity Episcopal Church in Matawan. Please visit William's memory website available at

Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 25, 2013
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