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James Martin

James Martin

Thursday, June 22nd, 1950 Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

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Obituary for James P. Martin Sr.

James P. Martin, Sr., age 68, beloved husband for 36 years to Barbara, nee Swatnick. Loving father of James Jr. (Kim) Martin, Kristy (Ron) Starcevic and Philip Martin. Cherished grandfather of R.J. and Ryan. Dear brother of John (Ellen) Martin, the late Phyllis Martin and the late Joseph (Terri) Martin. Fond brother-in-law of Richard Swatnick and Jerilyn (Ernest) Parks. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Retired electrician from ComEd with 30 years of service.

Visitation Monday, March 4, 2019 from 3-8 p.m. with a Service at 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment private at St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to:

The UIC Oncology Research Fund
c/o David J. Peace, MD
Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Illinois at Chicago
840 South Wood Street, Ste 820-E, (M/C 713)
Chicago, IL 60612


Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Colonial Chapel
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, March 4th, 2019
    3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Visitation Monday, March 4, 2019 from 3-8 p.m. with a Service at 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL.
  • Service

    Monday, March 4th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Colonial Chapel
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, March 4th, 2019
    7:00pm
  • Interment

    Private at St. Mary Cemetery
    8700 S. Hamlin Ave.
    EVERGREEN PARK, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

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Laurae, Kurt and Kim Gareiss

Laurae, Kurt and Kim Gareiss

We will miss you Jim........your smile, your hugs and especially your appreciation of life.

Our condolences and love to all of the Martin Family. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
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My deepest sympathy to the family. Lavender. Peace, Chris Dineen
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You brought joy, happiness and laughter to all who met you. You will be deeply missed by everyone. God bless.
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Keith, Karie, Skylar and Dylan Weinstein

Our warmest condolences. We will miss his smile, his laughter and his hugs. He will be in our hearts always.
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