Edward was the son of Herbert and Catherine (Riley) Martin. Edward was a Navy veteran of World War I and an Army veteran of World War II. Edward was a lathe operator and worked in construction. Edward was preceded in death by his wife.
Edward E. Martin, 63, of 218 W. 37th St. died yesterday in the US. Veterans Administration Hospital, Elsmere. He was the husband of the late Mrs. Carrie Martin. He was a veteran of both World Wars, serving overseas with the Navy in the first and in the Army in the second. Mr. Martin was a lather in the Wilmington area for many years, retiring in 1957. He was a member of the lather’s local union. Surviving are a son, Edward E. Martin of Wilmington; two brothers, William of Wilmington, and John of Philadelphia, and four grandchildren. The funeral will be held at the McCrery Funeral Home on Monday with requiem mass in Christ Our King Catholic Church.
Adapted from obituary published in The Morning News on Dec. 1, 1961
Carrie Kennedy Spring Martin
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