Edward James Martin, 77, of Quarryville, went to rest with the Lord on January 23, 2022 after a brief illness.
Born November 16, 1944 in Philadelphia to the late Joseph George Sr. and Helen Alexanderwicz Martin.
Ed graduated from Sharon Hill High School class of 1963. Ed proudly served 4 years in the United States Air Force and then for several more years working in government in Washington, DC. In 1972 he moved to Dallas, Texas to help run Martin Brothers Camera with his brother Joseph until 1986. During that time he married Pamela Jackson in 1977. Ed eventually moved his family back to Pennsylvania, settling in Quarryville, where he worked for PECO, later Excelon at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station and later Muddy Run Pumped Storage Facility and Hydroelectric Plant until his retirement in 2011.
In retirement, Ed loved spending time with his grandchildren, watching the Flyers, Phillies and auto racing. He loved finding and collecting vintage cameras from auctions. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather who did everything for his family and will be greatly missed by all. Surviving besides his wife Pam is a son, Tyler Martin, 3 grandchildren, Avery, Noah, and Patrick, a sister, Elayne Cipolla, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son Matthew and his brother, Joseph Jr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will will be held at Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 955 Robert Fulton Hwy, Quarryville, PA 17566, with Rev. Mark Speitel as Celebrant, on Friday, February 18th, at 11 am. There will be a time to greet the family from 10:30 until time of service. Final Commendation and Farewell will be in Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Cemetery at approximately 1:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made the “Wounded Warrior Project” in Ed’s name.
Arrangements entrusted to Reynolds and Shivery Funeral Home, Inc, Quarryville.