EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

October 9, 2013

William J. 'Bill' Martin III, 57


Pelham, Nh — William Joseph “Bill” Martin III, 57, of Pelham, died on Friday, October 4, at his home. He was the beloved partner of Theresa R. (Paré) Wallace, who survives him.

Born in Malden, Mass., on October 7, 1955, he was the son of Joan (Allard) Martin Dey of Tewksbury and the late William J. Martin, Jr. He attended Tewksbury schools, and was a graduate of Tewksbury High School, Class of 1973.

Most recently, Bill was employed as chief operating technician with NEFCO in North Andover for over 11 years.

Among his many activities, Bill loved Little Island Pond in Pelham, and enjoyed boating and antique cars. He was also an avid Boston Red Sox fan.

In addition to his mother and partner, Bill is survived by a daughter, Lisa A. (Martin) Messier and her husband, Todd, of Jeffersonville, Vt.; a son, William J. Martin IV of Manchester, N.H.; a grandson, Jack R. Messier of Jeffersonville; a sister, Mary L. Stewart and her husband, James, of Wilmington, Mass.; a brother, Stephen C. Martin of Marina Del Ray, Calif.; and four Dey sisters and their caring families.

ARRANGEMENTS: At his request there were no calling hours and all funeral services were held privately. To offer condolences, please visit www.pelhamfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make gifts in memory of William J. Martin to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Donor Services, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226. Arrangements by the Pelham Funeral Home, Pelham, 603-635-3333.