Martin "Marty" Dob, 92, a longtime resident of Pompton Plains, passed away at home on November 3, 2013.
Born in Passaic, Martin was the son of the late Herbert and Adrianna Dob. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Marion, brother, Matthew, his sister, Marjorie VanDenHouten.
Marty proudly served in the US Army during WWII as a Staff Sergeant and Platoon Leader of the 565th Motor Ambulance Company. He bravely took part in the Normandy Invasion, the campaigns in Ardennes, Central Europe, Northern France, Rhineland and the Battle of the Bulge.
He moved to Pompton Plains in 1957 and worked as a compositor for various printing companies for 47 years. After retirement, Marty continued to work part time until he was 85. He was a charter member of the Pompton Plains Christian Reformed Church, now known as the Pompton Plains Reformed Bible Church. Marty was a volunteer firefighter for the Pompton Plains Fire Department Company #1 for over 49 years, an active member in the American Legion Post #242 and a member of The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #15031.
Marty is survived by his son, Ron Dob, his daughter, Joyce Janowicz and her husband George, his daughter-in-law, Kelly Dob, his grandchildren, Michael Dob and his wife Christina, Allison Dob, Lisa Dob, Kate Janowicz , and Steven Janowicz, his brothers-in-law, Andy Terhune, Martin Allman and sister-in-law Marion Allman, 4 nephews and 5 nieces.
A funeral service will be held 10 am on Saturday, November 9 at the Pompton Plains Reformed Bible Church. Interment will follow at East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton. Visiting hours will be held 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Friday at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Marty’s memory can be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or Pequannock Twp. Fire Company #1, PO Box 203, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444.