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Eric Martin

Eric John Martin

August 25th, 1929 - October 1st, 2020
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Obituary

It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Eric John Martin announces his passing. Eric was Promoted to Glory at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Center, Baie Verte, NL on Thursday, October 1st, 2020 at the age of 91 years.

Eric is predeceased by wife – Ruby (Lacey) Martin; parents – Jacob & Lavinia Martin; parents-in-law – Henry and Emma Lacey and siblings - Maisie Martin, Doris Wimbleton, William Martin, Irene Newbury & Boyce Martin, Jacob Martin.

Left with fond and loving memories are children – Jeanette Foss (Malcolm), Pickering, ON and Chris Martin (Carmen), Black Brook, NL; grandchildren – Jason Foss (Kelly), Tyson Foss and Erika Foss; great-grandchildren – Emily and Brayden; sister – Joyce Burton, as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, extended family, Corps family and innumerable friends.

Major Gerald Lacey, assisted by Captain Kay Barnes conducted a Private Family Funeral Service at The Salvation Army Citadel, La Scie, NL. Interment followed at The Salvation Army Cemetery, La Scie, NL.

We encourage extended family and friends to share condolences, memories and/or photos to Eric’s memorial wall, available on our website. All items will be documented and displayed in our personalized guestbook and presented to the Martin family.

A Heart full of thanks to the staff and residents of White Bay Retirement Center for their loving care of our dad.

As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eric's memory to The Salvation Army Citadel, P.O. Box 54, La Scie, NL, A0K 3M0.

"And now, Hallelujah! the rest of my days shall gladly be spent in promoting His praise, who opened His bosom to pour out this sea, O Boundless Salvation for you and for me!"

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL.

“A Source of Peace in the Midst of the Storm”
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Danny Greenham

Posted at 07:54pm
So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I remember quite well your parents visiting my parents at Twillingate. I enjoyed listening to your Dad and my Dad sharing stories about their years on the water,fishing. He was such a pleasant man,I have often spoke about him and I'll never forget him. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Danny Greenham, Twillingate
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Wavey

Posted at 02:00pm
To Jeanette ,Malcolm & family. Sorry to hear of mr martins passing.Now he is with his master and your mom.God Bless Clyde &wavey
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Daisy Martin

Posted at 02:00pm
To Jeannette, Malcom and Family, Chris and Carmen:
Thinking of you and sending prayers and condolences to each of you as you go through this difficult time. Eric was a great brother-in-law and we enjoyed our getting together wherever we were home. I will have many fond and loving memories of him always. Sending our love and prayers.

Daisy, David, Rodney and Jaron
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Harry & Betty Oxford

Posted at 02:58pm
To Janet, Malcolm, and Family.
Our deepest condolences to you and your families at this sad. Along with that goes lots of love and prayers. Your dad was a wonderful man and Harry enjoyed the many visits with him and mom over the years. So sad for you especially during these crazy Covi days! Take comfort in the life that he lived and especially the life that he's living now. A great reunion for sure! God's PEACE and COMFORT to you.
Betty & Harry Oxford
Springdale, NL
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Wavey Warford

Posted at 02:39pm
To Jeanette, Chris and families
So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. We so loved chatting with him from time to time. He was a great friend. Cherish your memories; keep them close to your heart. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. God Bless.

Wavey & Allan Warford
King's Point
 
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Melanie Rideout Posted at 09:28am

So sorry to hear of Eric’s passing. One of my memories of Eric is when I went cod fishing with him and Pop (Bert Rideout) just off Stern Rocks in King’s Point . Eric said ‘for years I fished out past Cape John , and here I am fishing in the woods’. We were close enough to shore that he could see bottom. Hugs to the family . Melanie Rideout Bonavista, NL
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