Martin Slatin Dies In Livingston Home

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Martin M. Slatin died in his Livingston home on March 22. He was 93 years old.

A funeral service was held at Menorah Chapels at Millburn in Union on Tuesday, March 27, followed by interment in Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge.

Mr. Slatin was a Provision salesman and member of Local 345-50, employed with Best Provision for 36 years. Born in Newark, he graduated from West Side High School in 1943.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After his discharge, Mr. Slatin returned to New York University (NYU) to finish his education. Shortly thereafter he met his wife of 67 years, Myrna Herman. They lived in Verona for 50 years, raising three children, Craig, Shelly and Marla.

He was active with NNJ Power Squadron and the Shark River Coast Guard Auxiliary, teaching boat safety and participating in safety patrols. He and his wife belonged to Temple Beth Tikvah in Wayne.

Mr. Slatin was predeceased by his wife, Myrna, and his daughter, Shelley Ayer. He is survived by his son, Craig Slatin, and his wife, Ruth Brownstein; his daughter, Marla, and her husband, Tom Regan; and son-in-law,TomAyer; and five grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren.

The family has requested that donations in his honor be made to the Leukemia Society of America or the VNA Hospice Development Department in West Orange.

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