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Monday, May 27, 2024

Theodore “Ted” Martka

Theodore “Ted” Martka, 89, longtime resident of Blairstown, passed away in Newton, on November 3, 2023. Theodore was born in Passaic, on October 12, 1934, to Joseph and Mary (Savja) Martka.

Theodore proudly served in the United States Army in the late 50s. He was an electronics technician for Picatinny Arsenal for 30 years before retiring. Before moving to Blairstown in 1979, Ted lived in Succasunna for many years.

Ted was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed deer hunting and loved to go fishing. Ted and Dorothy owned a cabin and vacationed in the summers in Greenville, Maine for 32 years.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Dorothy, and his sons, Wayne (Christina), Gregory and Brad (Donna).

A memorial mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, November 8, at Ss. Peter and Paul RC Church, Great Meadows. Interment to follow at Pequest Union Cemetery, Great Meadows.