Obituary of Martin Mann
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Martin Mann, 92, of Parsippany, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at Care One, Parsippany. Martin was born in Norwich, NY and has been a resident of Parsippany since 2007. Past resident of Dover, Madison, and Morristown. He was founding member B'nai Or in Morristown and Temple Sinai in Summit. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WW II as an officer in the First Motion Picture Unit with then Captain Ronald Reagan, writing training films for the troops. He worked as Associate Managing Editor at Time Life Books, New York, NY. He retired in 1982 after a 40 year career in publishing. Martin was a graduate of Dover High School and graduated from MIT in 1941. Authored several books, best known for his book Peacetime Uses on Atomic Energy published in the 1950's. He served as Past-President of the National Association of science writers. He was the recipient of the Coveted Benjamin Franklin Award presented by the Independent Book Publishers Association. Survived by his two sons Dwight and Robert; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and his brother Joseph. Predeceased by his wife Eleanor (neeRoth) and his daughter Elizabeth Mann. Visitation Sunday, December 16th, 2012, 9 - 10:00 AM at Tuttle Funeral Home, 272 State Route 10 West, Randolph (www.tuttlefh.com). Funeral Services will follow 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment at Dover Mount Sinai Cemetery, Randolph.
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