Frederick H. Martin Jr.
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Frederick H. Martin Jr.

Camden - Frederick H. Martin Jr., longtime Camden resident passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021. He was 71. Fred dedicated many years working for the City of Camden in a variety of capacities in their public works and utilities departments. He was a member of the Camden Planning Board, Historic Review Committee, and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Fred was also a longtime member and Past Master of the USS New Jersey Lodge No. 62 F&AM and member of the Eastern Star where he was Patron numerous times. He was a caring husband, father, and son who loved a good cigar and any chance he could get to start a conversation with someone.

Son of the late Frederick Martin Sr.; he is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Debbie; two children, Frederick H. Martin III "Ricky," Helen Rebecca "Becky" Martin-Rosso (Chuck); his mother, Helen Martin; two brothers, David Martin (Patty), John Martin (Margaret); and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.

Funeral service will be held 11 am, Wednesday at the Gaskill-Brown Funeral Home, 33 West Maple Avenue, Merchantville. Relatives and friends may visit Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 pm and again Wednesday morning from 10 am until time of service. A Masonic and Eastern Star Service will be held 8 pm Tuesday evening. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Eastern Star Charity Foundation, which he was President at 111 Finderne Ave., Bridgewater, NJ 08807. For condolences, please visit

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Published in Courier Post from May 7 to May 9, 2021.
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May 11, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Martin Family. I had the pleasure of working with Fred in City Hall for years. He will be missed.
Candice Jefferson
May 10, 2021
Sending sympathy for the family at the loss of husband and father. I will miss Fred greatly and am sorry I am unable to attend the service. May God bless all of you
John B Barth
May 10, 2021
Dear Martin Family, Please accept my condolences and Prayers on the passing of Fred. I met him over 50 years ago through Mayor Randy Primas. He always had a smile and worked every day to make Camden a better place for all people. He will be greatly missed.
Harvey Johnson
May 8, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Fred's family! Chapter meetings will never be the same!! We will miss how accurately he did the ritualistic work. How a mistake was always greeted with a twinkle in his eye! How he was so thoughtful & kind to all!!
Eva Ruth Vayo, PGO
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