hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

October 31, 2013

Joseph P. Martin, 49

Lawrence, MA — Known to all as "JP." Lived his entire life in Lawrence where he was educated and spent most of his adult life as a painter. JP lived his life doing it just the way he wanted and will be remembered not only as a good friend, but as a brother to most. JP is survived by his best friend and partner, Pamela Merry of Lawrence, Mass.; brothers, William (Billy) Davis of Merrimack, NH, Steve and Jennifer (Hesse) Martin of Haverhill, Donald Martin of Methuen; sisters, Betty (Martin) and Fred Cotter of Newburyport, Mass., Lorri (Davis) and Mark Pelletier of Pembroke, N.H.; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

Predeceased by his parents, Raymond and Barbara (Valliere) Martin and his brother, Mark, all from Lawrence, Mass.

ARRANGEMENTS: There will be no calling hours. Donations can be made to help with memorial. Memorial will be held at a later date.