Martin Blank, 85, of Ocean Township died Dec. 6, 2011. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in Belmar for 12 years before moving to Ocean 44 years ago.
Mr. Blank worked in the coffee industry, serving hotels and restaurants on the Jersey Shore for his entire career before retiring in 2004.
He was a member of Temple Beth Miriam, Elberon, and served on its board of directors. He was a past president of the Monmouth County Civil War Roundtable.
Predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Evelyn, he is survived by his son, Robert of Baltimore; his daughter, Eileen Hart of Westfield; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 9 with arrangements by Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Ocean. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of New Jersey.