OBITUARY

Louis J. Martine

April 15, 1943May 12, 2019
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Louis J. Martine passed away surrounded by his loving family Sunday, May 12, 2019 aged 76.

He is survived by beloved wife Susan (nee Brunner) sons and daughters-in-law: John (Alicia), Chris (Becky) and Rob (Jane).Louis also leaves behind 10 grandchildren; Allie, Matt, Cole, Grace, Alec, Luke, Johnny, Gwen, Genevieve and Gabrielle, his brother James, brother-in-law, Skip Brunner and sister-in-law Nancy Merriam as well as a large extended family.

“Big Lou” was a doting husband, tremendous father, iconic grandfather and loyal friend. He had an everlasting influence on countless people through his thirty four years as a teacher and assistant principal in Camden City schools. Additionally, he touched many lives coaching youth baseball and basketball. Two of his proudest accomplishments included being inducted to the Father Judge High School Athletic Hall of Fame and winning the 1962 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship while at Mount St. Mary’s University. He will be forever missed but his love and passion for “La Famiglia” will live on for generations.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Memorial Visitations Thursday May 16, 2019 6:00-8:00PM at BLAKE-DOYLE Funeral Home, 226 W. Collings Ave, Collingswood, NJ and at Holy Eucharist Church, Cherry Hill, Friday May 17, 2019, 10:00-10:45AM. Memorial Mass to start 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CCHS Network, www.cchsnetwork.org/donate or PO Box 230087 Encinitas, CA, 92023. Please leave your remembrances of Louis on Blake-Doyle.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Susan Martine, Wife
  • John ., Son
  • Alicia ., Daughter-in-law
  • Chris ., Son
  • Becky ., Daughter-in-law
  • Rob ., Son
  • Jane ., Daughter-in-law
  • Allie ., Grandchild
  • Matt ., Grandchild
  • Cole ., Grandchild
  • Grace ., Grandchild
  • Alec ., Grandchild
  • Luke ., Grandchild
  • Johnny ., Grandchild
  • Gwen ., Grandchild
  • Genevieve ., Grandchild
  • Gabrielle ., Grandchild
  • Skip Brunner, Brother-in-law
  • Nancy Merriam, Sister-in-law
  • Louis also leaves behind a large extended family and many friends.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Memorial Visitation Friday, May 17, 2019
  • Memorial Mass Friday, May 17, 2019

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Matthew Murphy, MD

May 17, 2019

It was an honor and a privilege to care for Lou. I'm thankful I was able to meet him and his beautiful family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Matthew A. Murphy, MD

Amy Lignelli

May 15, 2019

Lou, you were a great dancer, excelled at facial expressions that said so much with no words needed, and made scrapbooking cool way before it was a "thing". You exuded love for your family and friends so freely. I consider myself lucky to have been in your presence and to have felt that love as a kid, teenager and adult. Thanks for the laughs and fun for so many years. You are deeply missed. xoxo, Amy

Jay and Judy Cohen

May 13, 2019

Judy and I are sadden at the sudden passed of Lou. We had great times together watching our boys play Baseball. The fact that our team of young men are still in touch with each other is a testament to what kind of coach and Father Lou was.

Rest In Peace my friend.

Jay & Judy Cohen