SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

April 22, 2014

James D. Martinage, 51


Windham, NH — James D. Martinage, 51, of Windham, N.H., died on Thursday in Windham. He was born in Winchester, Mass., and grew up and was educated in Peabody, Mass., where he graduated from Bishop Fenway High School. He later attended several colleges and graduated from Northern Essex. Jim was a longtime Salem, N.H. resident. Jim was an electronic engineer for Lucent Technologies in North Andover, Mass. He also was a self-employed landscaper.

Jim loved cooking, especially Italian food. Most of all, Jim loved to help people and would give them the shirt off his back if they needed it.

Jim is survived by his parents, Donald and Mary (Leonard) Martinage of Atkinson, N.H.; sister, Janice and her husband, Ronald Hunt of Salem; brother, John and his wife, Julia Martinage of Hampstead, N.H.; and nieces and nephews, Katelyn, Kelsey, Kiley, Sophie, Brayden, and Julian.

ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be on Thursday, April 24, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, at 10:30 a.m., at Mary Queen of Peace Church, Salem, N.H. Burial of the urn will follow in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Salem Caregivers, P.O. Box 2316, Salem, NH 03079.

To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.