Obituary: Erik M. Martin of Pennington, HVCHS 2014 grad

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Erik M. Martin, 27, of Pennington passed away August 21. Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong resident of Hopewell Valley. He was a graduate of the Hopewell Valley Central High School, Class of 2014.

He was a very dedicated employee and took great pride in his employment with Pennington Public Works since 2019. Erik worked hard to achieve his greatest accomplishment, 10 years of sobriety. He was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan, and huge NASCAR enthusiast.

Son of the late Jane E. Griswold Martin, grandson of the late Nancy P. Martin, Joseph Martin Jr., and John W. Griswold. Erik is survived by his father Michael Martin, his brother Kurtis Martin of Pennington, and his maternal grandmother Josephine Griswold of Ewing. He is also survived by Brenda Pfau and her three children Kristen, Ryan, and Jackson of Pennington; his Aunt Patty and Uncle Paul Pogorzelski of Beach Haven West; his Aunt Diane and Uncle Joe Martin of Beach Haven; and several cousins; and his beloved cat, Mr. Beau Jangles.

A graveside service will be held Friday August 25th 10am at the Ewing Cemetery, 78 Scotch Road, Ewing.

Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are by the Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, Pennington. Condolences are welcome at Wilson-Apple Funeral Home.

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