Arthur H. Martitz

Date of Passing:

January 1, 2016

Martitz, Arthur, H., Jr., 67, of Lincoln Street, died peacefully on January 1, 2016 after a year long battle with Glioblastoma. He was the beloved husband of Deborah Lee (Luther) Martitz.

Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Arthur H. Martitz Sr. and Jeanette (Forcier) Whitwam. Artie was co-owner of Hope Cleaners with his wife Debbie.

Art was a Lieutenant for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections from 1981-2005. He was a Vice President of the ACI Union and a member of the Anglers Club.

Besides the love of his life Debbie, he is survived by a daughter, Tammy Lee Paul (Peter) of Carey, NC; a son, Jamiel A. Martitz (Krista) of Tiverton; three grandchildren, Brooke Paul, Caroline Paul and Cooper Paul and a sister, Beverly Nickerson.

At Artie’s request there will be no calling hours. His burial was held in Mount St. Mary’s Cemetery. Contributions in Artie’s memory to for Bella would be deeply appreciated. Arrangements are by the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, Riverside.

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