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ANDOVER TOWNSHIP -- Gerald J. Martin, 96, of Andover Township, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in the Harris Health Care Center, United Methodist Communities at Bristol Glen.

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Gerald lived in Jersey City, then lived in Budd Lake before moving to Andover Township 33 years ago. He was a United States World War II Army veteran, proudly serving from Nov. 14, 1942, to Jan. 26, 1946. Gerald worked for Continental Can Co. in Wayne for 15 years before his retirement in 1987. He had previously worked for American Can Co. in Jersey City for 35 years.

The son of the late John and Harriet (Christopher) Martin, Gerald was also predeceased by his wife, Agnes M. Martin, on April 16, 1991. He is survived by his daughter, Darlene V. Cooper and husband, Frank R., of Andover Township; his grandson, Patrick G. Cooper and wife, Casey M. Schwarz-Cooper; as well as his siblings.

Services and interment are private and are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to the , 1 Union Street #301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Aug. 9, 2018
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