Selvin Christopher Eric Martin Dies at 89

Selvin Christopher Eric Martin

Selvin Christopher Eric Martin, also known as “Mount Tan,” died on May 18 at his residence. He was 89 years old.

He was preceded in death by: Mary Martin (wife); Neville Martin (son); and Staytum Martin (son).

He’s survived by his
Denfield Martin Aka Sam of St. Thomas VI
Hilroy Martin, also known as “Sewaki,” of Antigua WI
Elvis Martin of Boston, Massachusetts

Jaslyn Charles Martin of Boston, Massachusetts

Sister: Iola Martin of Antigua

Nephews: Louis Martin and Rokulane Martin

Great nephews: Walter Ford, also known as “Austin,” of St. Thomas
Witfield Browne, also known as “Sparrow,” of St. Thomas

24 Grandchildren:
Tairik Martin
Tramoi Martin
T’Nesha Martin all of St. Thomas

Danroy Martin of Antigua
Kesha Martin of Miami, Fla.
Clint Martin of New York
Shanika Martin of New York

Christopher Martin
Teba Martin
Heaven Martin
Tyler Martin all of Boston, Massachusetts

Cyndy Charles
David Charles
Karene Charles
Bena Charles
Abasy Charles all of Boston, Massachusetts

Tokisha Martin
Marie Martin
Jaman Martin
Kareem Martin
Hanroy Martin
Kara Martin
Corey Martin
Kimberly Martin — all of Antigua

60 Great-grandchildren

Martin Family of Antigua and St. Thomas
Williams Family of Antigua
Andrews Family of Antigua
Adams Family of Antigua
James Family of Antigua

Close friends:
Vivian Allen of St. Thomas
Veeda of St. Thomas
Harry of St. Thomas
Linroy Merrick, also known as “Wacka,” of St. Thomas
Savan Domino Passy and Family

Many other family and friends too numerous to mention

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday, June 8, at Celestial Chapel of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals. The viewing will begin 9 a.m. to be immediately followed by a service at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.
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