James Patrick Martin, age 57, of Skokie, IL, died Friday, February 11, 2022, unexpectedly.
Son of Maureen J. Hanlon, also of Skokie, and James W. Martin, of Georgia; loving brother of Christopher Martin; dear uncle and great-uncle to Erin Martin and her son, Gianni Martin Marquez (Chris Marquez); also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Born January 17, 1965, in Mineola, NY, he was a 1983 graduate of Notre Dame High School, in Niles, IL. He lived in Hawaii in the 90’s with his brother, Christopher, and later returned to Skokie in 1997. He secured a position at Loyola University Chicago, where he remained for 25 years. As a Security Officer, he was passionate about the safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Because of his lifelong interest in bicycling, his prized position was as a Bike Patrol Officer.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 10 a.m., at Saint Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, 806 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL.
The family would appreciate donations to the Skokie Police Department’s Cops with Kids Program, Attn: Officer Damon Nikolopoulos, 7300 Niles Center Rd., Skokie, IL, 60077.
Funeral info: 847.673.6111.