Martin A. Janick
Martin A. Janick, age 66, of Erie, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at UPMC Hamot. He was born in Latrobe, PA, July 17, 1953, son of the late Andrew and Rose Marie Samac Janick.
He was self-employed as an auto mechanic; however, he enjoyed learning and had many certifications including barbering, Certified Nurses Aid (CNA), and Asbestos removal. He worked for Becker Construction for many years.
Martin enjoyed fishing for Lake Erie walleye, but his greatest passion was studying and sharing the word of God. He didn’t miss any opportunity to tell someone about the love of Jesus. Even during his sickness, he would witness to visitors and medical professionals.
In addition to his parents, he was recently preceded in death by a special nephew, Vincent Harvey of Erie, PA.
Martin is survived by his wife, Marcella (Chambers) Janick and their son Ishmael Trainor (Allana) of Gilbert AZ, Four siblings; two sisters Elizabeth Harvey and Lillian Singer (Paul) of Erie PA, one sister Joanne Janick of Clearwater FL, and a brother Andrew Janick of Eastlake OH. Additionally, he is survived by three grandchildren, Lillian, Graciana, and Elijah of Gilbert AZ, a mother-in-law Doris Chambers of Erie, several in-laws and nieces and nephews.
The family will have a private ceremony at their convenience. A public memorial service will be announced at a later date by Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home, 2532 Norcross Road, Erie.
Memorials may be made to Harborcreek Youth Services 5712 Iroquois Ave Harborcreek PA 16421.
Send condolences at www.burtonfuneralhome.com.