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Edward Martin

August 6, 2017

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SERVICES

Visitation
Friday
August 11, 2017

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Reach out and Touch Ministries
51 Cottage Place
Staten Island, NY 10302

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 12, 2017

10:00 AM
Reach out and Touch Ministries
51 Cottage Place
Staten Island, NY 10302


 

PASTOR EDWARD H MARTIN WAS BORN DECEMBER 13, 1946 IN ERLANGER HOSPITAL IN CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE TO THE LATE WILLIAM MARTIN SR AND ALMEDA MAXWELL MARTIN. PASTOR MARTIN LOVED LIFE AND IN HIS PURSUIT HE  GRADUATED FROM HOWARD HIGH SCHOOL. UPON GRADUATING HE ENLISTED INTO THE U.S. NAVY WHERE HE SERVED FOR 4 YEARS. LOOKING TOWARDS THE FUTURE HE DECIDED TO RELOCATE IN 1969 TO STATEN ISLAND NY.

COMING TO THE BIG CITY PASTOR MARTIN BEGAN WORKING AT THE US POSTAL SERVICE WHERE HE SERVED FOR 35 YEARS THAN RETIRED. WHILE WORKING AS A MAIL CARRIER HE ANSWERED THE CALL OF SALVATION. HE WAS A FAITHFUL AND LOYAL MEMBER  OF FAITH CHRISTIAN CENTER CHURCH. THERE HE SERVED AS AN ELDER, DEACON, DIRECTOR OF SOUND AND THE CHURCH PHOTOGRAPHER. GROWING IN THE WORD OF GOD PASTOR EDWARD ATTENDED AND GRADUATED FROM WORD OF FAITH TRAINING ACADEMY. PASTOR MARTIN LOVED DOING OUTREACH IN THE COMMUNITY. ONE OF HIS MISSIONS WAS PRAYING FOR PEOPLE. KATHI LYNN, HIS PRAYER PARTNER, LATER BECAME HIS LIFE TIME PARTNER, WHERE THEY LABORED IN THE MINISTRIES SIDE BY SIDE.

PASTOR MARTIN WAS PRIVILEGED TO LEAD COUNTLESS PEOPLE TO THE LORD. IN 2002 HE WAS ORDAINED AS A PASTOR OF JESUS ELAM REVIVAL ASSEMBLY INT’L OF BROOKLYN NY, WHERE HE WAS LOVE AND ADORED BY ALL. PASTOR MARTIN WAS A MAN OF MANY HATS, NEVER MISSING AN OPPORTUNITY TO BRING JOY & LAUGHTER TO OTHERS. CONTINUING HIS JOURNEY OF EMPLOYMENT PASTOR MARTIN WORKED AT PROJECT HOSPITALITY UNTIL HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE.

HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS THREE BROTHERS WILLIAM JR., WARNER,  AND CHARLES MARTIN SR., ONE SISTER NANCY MARTIN

HE LEAVES TO CARRY IS LEGACY WIFE KATHI LYNN MARTIN, ONE SON EDWARD SAINT (RENEE) MARTIN OF CHATTANOOGA TN, MS. MINNIE. MARTIN (SAINT’S MOM) OF NC, TWO DAUGTHERS KATIMAPRETTY EMPTAGE, ANDRALINA MARTIN, ONE SISTER SHIRLEY MARTIN OF CHATTANOOGA,TN ,FOUR GRAND KIDS SAINT EDWARD, LAILA ANGELA, JORDAN SAINT & LOREAL MARTIN, SIX NIECES, FELECIA “NOKIE” (LAWRENCE) HARRISON OF VALLEY HEAD, AL, SHIRLEY “PUMPKIN” MILLER, TRACEY, CARMAN, LISA MARTIN OF TN, AND PHYLLIS (KEVIN) GORE OF CHATTANOOGA,TN. SIX NEPHEWS LARRY, JEFF, JIMMY “FEEDIE”, ANTHONY, CHARLES JR MARTIN, CHRIS EVANS AND A HOST OF GREAT NEPHEWS AND GREAT NIECES, COUSINS, AND FRIENDS.

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