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Gerald J. "Jerry" Martin
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • St Bridget Of Kildare School
    5620 Hauserman Rd
    Parma, OH 44130
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • St Francis School
    7206 Myron Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44103

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“Uncle Jerry was very kind to us. He was a gentle soul with Wendy's fries in one hand and a trombone in the other. May he rest in peace. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: John Martin - Family

“RIP Uncle Jerry. I will remember your kind and quite nature. Thank you for bringing us French fries when we were little kids- it was a big deal for...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Sarah Kudrna - Evans, GA - Family

“Jerry... a good and faithful servant and a friend.Memories from my days as pastor of Nativity BVMMay he rest in peace! fr. john o. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: John Olsavsky - Seven Hills, OH

“I'm wondering if this was Mr. Martin who taught Latin at St. Michael High School on Scranton Rd. He was always kind and very patient with the kids...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Sharon Tressel - Olmsted Twp, OH


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GERALD J. MARTIN "Jerry" age 86, passed away Monday December 16, 2019.

Beloved son of Margaret (nee First) and Thomas F. Martin (both deceased).

Dear brother of Dolores Lucas (deceased), Rev. Thomas F. Martin (deceased), George Martin (Ann, nee Busta) and Richard Martin (Mary Ellen, nee Tartaglia, deceased).

Loving uncle and great uncle of many.

Jerry was a graduate of Benedictine High School, received his Bachelor's Degree at St. Mary Seminary in Cincinnati and his Masters Degree at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN. He was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis and a U.S. Army Veteran.He was a teacher, educator and social activist.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory are suggested to St Bridget of Kildare School 5620 Hauserman Rd Parma OH 44130 or St Francis School 7206 Myron Ave Cleve. OH 44103.

Mass of Christian Burial Saturday December 21 at 9:30a.m. at St. Bridget of Kildare Church 5620 Hauserman Rd Parma where the family will receive friends from 9 to 9:30a.m. on Saturday. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery.