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James W Martin

June 11, 1961 — November 10, 2021

James W. Martin, 60, of Bowmansville, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He was the son of the late Edgar P. Martin, and Pauletta L. (Koch) Martin. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Lisa R. (Joyal) Martin; two sons, Austin J. Martin and Shane A. Martin; one brother, Craig R. Martin; and one granddaughter, Viridius A. Martin. Jim was a graduate of Exeter High School. Upon graduation, Jim followed in the footsteps of his father, working for the family business, Martin Bros. Printing Company. Along with his wife Lisa, Jim founded Environmental Press, a printing company which he owned and operated. He continued his career in printing at Apple Press Ltd. and was recently working for TM Heating & Cooling. Jim was a skilled golfer from a young age, participating in numerous local golf tournaments throughout his life. His other passions included riding his Harley, grilling and smoking meats, kayaking with his wife, fly-fishing, and listening to country music. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Jim will be remembered as a caring and loving father, an amazing and devout husband, and a playful grandfather. His fun and jovial presence was contagious. He will be missed by many. Most importantly, he will be remembered by the happiness and joy he brought to so many people.

Visitation with family and friends will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, with services beginning at 11:00 am in Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Perkiomen Avenue, Mt. Penn, PA 19606. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), PO Box 49104, Baltimore, MD 21297. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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