Jere G. Martin II, 53, worked at Fulton Press, Cowboys and Orioles fan, enjoyed fishing

By on February 17, 2016


Jere G. Martin II, 53, of Lititz, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, following a lengthy illness.

Born in Lancaster, Jere was the son of Jere G. and Helen F. (Swinehart) Martin, of Lititz.

Jere worked for Fulton Press for 20 years and most recently had worked for Engle Printing. Jere was a devoted Dallas Cowboys fan and loved the Baltimore Orioles. He also enjoyed fishing in his spare time. Jere’s last gift, and perhaps his greatest, was the gift of his organs so others might live.

In addition to his parents, Jere is survived by his only daughter: Alexandria M. Martin, a gifted artist, of whom he was so proud. He loved to show off her art to anyone who would show an interest. He is also survived by two sisters: Cheryl L. Tennis, wife of Brett, of Lititz; and Christine M. Knudson, wife of Brian, of Dover. He is also survived by his nieces: Lauren and Lisa Tennis.

Services were held Feb. 15 at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions in Jere’s name be made to New Beginnings Church, P.O. Box 252, Akron, PA 17501, to help defray the costs of services.

To leave the family an online condolence, visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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