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“" Uncle " Jerry & Aunt Doris was part of our family since I was born. They lived next door on Canton St. in Detroit along With Uncle Bob & Aunt ...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: nancy mackinnon (Borsa)

“Sherry - so sorry to hear of your dad's passing - I know how much you loved him and how devoted you were to him. You have been a wonderful daughter!...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Cathy Culhane - St. Clair Shores, MI

“My uncle jerry had a zest for life that he bestowed on everyone! He was contagious with his grin, twinkle in his eye and heartfelt laugh! Hold down...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Colleen Jelsch - Hobe sound, FL

“My sincere sympathies to the Martin family on the loss of yourfather. I know that he will be greatly missed by all of you., ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Marilyn Revoir - MI - Neighbor

“Hello Carol,I didn't have the pleasure of knowing your father, but when I look at his picture, I see the warmth and sense of humor that is part of...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Julia Reiser - Charleston, SC

“Please accept our heartfelt condolences on your loss. We pray God's peace for your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The Boyers ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Robert Boyer - Albuquerque, NM

“Uncle Jerry had the most contagious smile. Heaven gained an angel. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Maria Alderman - Farmington Hills, MI

“What a great man, so present in your lives. A facebook photo of Jerry surrounded by his happy family has been a regular weekend event for many years....Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Joanne & Rick Repicky - MI

“I loved my Uncle Jerry's smile and laughter and that wonderful twinkle in his eyes. When I was near him I felt a loving comfort and there was always...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Renee Brune - Family

“Dear Sherry,So sorry to learn of your father's passing. Your posts reflected how much you loved and cared about him and how important he was to you....Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Sandra Feeley Myrand - Warren, MI

“My deepest condolences to your family. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Dorothy Paetzke - Eastpointe, MI

Gerald "Jerry" Martin of St Clair Shores was born in Detroit on April 9, 1928. He passed July 2, 2017 at the age of 89. Jerry was a proud father & grandfather of 6 children, 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death was his beloved wife Linea "Doris" Martin in 2006. They were happily married for 55 years.

Jerry lived life to the fullest and was much loved by everyone that knew him. He danced at every opportunity, had an avid love of sports, and most of all enjoyed and loved his family and friends. His blue eyes sparkled to the very end.

He is survived by his children; Sherry (Bob) Michalowicz, Richard (Patty) Martin, Glenn (Denise) Martin, Michelle (Tom) Wenner, Carol (Dayn) Justin, Joan (Eric) Hector, and sister's Madelyn Jackson and Carol Smith.

Jerry was predeceased by parents George and Eleanor Martin; brother, George Martin; sister, Delores Warmuskerken; and grandson, Daniel Martin.

Visitation for Jerry will be held Thursday, July 6th from 3-9 pm at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Rd) in Warren. His Funeral Services will take place on Friday, 12:00 pm (noon) at the funeral home, with a luncheon immediately following.

Memorial donations are welcomed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (

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