Obituaries: George Martin


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Mr. George Martin died on Monday, August 30, 2010 at Mountainside Hospital in Glen Ridge. He was 81.

Born in Englewood, N.J., he moved to Verona in 1980. As the owner of the Fanny Morse Company in New York City, he served as the manufacturers rep for over 100 lines of giftware. After retirement, he was a school crossing guard for the Township of Verona.

Mr. Martin was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a Past Exalted Ruler of the Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks Lodge 2271, both in Englewood.

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He is survived by his wife Jean (nee Cooper) Martin and his brother Kenneth McIlwaine.

Private services were arranged by the Prout Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to NJ State Elks, Handicapped Children’s Committee (Camp Moore) , 665 Rahway Avenue, PO Box 1596, Woodbridge, NJ 07095 would be appreciated.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]


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