Edward Thomas Martin Jr., age 62, passed Wednesday February 9th 2022 after a long battle with heart failure. He is survived by his son Cameron Martin and his husband Jude, his daughter Michelle DeVita and her husband Fran and grandchildren Emily and Josh, sisters Beverly, Jeannie and brother Earl as well as many nieces and nephews.
Edward was born in Somerville, MA and grew up in the surrounding area graduating from high school, relocating to Malden with his family and going on to work as a custodian at a power plant in Boston.
Edward, known affectionately as Papa Ed, was a sports enthusiast, skilled woodworker, great cook and most importantly a family man. His favorite thing to do was celebrate holidays with his family and teach his children and grandchildren the skills he had learned throughout life. He will be greatly missed.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street (Maplewood Square) Malden on Wednesday, February 16th at 10 AM. Visiting Hours will be held in the Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3-6 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
Those attending are reminded that the City of Malden requires face coverings in all public spaces and reasonable social distancing is suggested.
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