Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Martin Behnke
Martin J. Behnke passed away Sunday, November 25th, at his home in Manchester.
He was 85 years of age.
Born in Jersey City, he resided in Old Bridge for most of his life. Martin worked as a Superintendant for NJ Transit Bus Operations. He loved the Mets, and his Irish heritage.
Martin was predeceased by his beloved wife, Irene Behnke, who passed away in 1969, and his grandson Christopher William in 1993. Survived by his sister, Catherine (Casey) Tarnacki, North Carolina along with many nieces and nephews.
He leaves behind his loving family, his daughters Linda Fiorino and Lois Mahler and son Thomas Behnke and wife Donna.
Martin also leaves behind 7 Grandchildren, Nicole Scott, Jessica, Kyle, Brittany, Joseph and Dylan as well as two great grandchildren Kyleigh and Connor.
A visitation will take place on Thursday, November 29th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Rezem Funeral Home, 457 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.
A service will take place on Friday, November 30th at 10:00am at the funeral home, followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.