Obituary for Martin James Pickering

Martin James Pickering

Birth Date: Feb. 10th, 1955
Date Passed: Apr. 2nd, 2016


Martin James Pickering age 61 of Ravenna, MI died Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Mercy General Health Partners-Mercy in Muskegon. Martin was born on February 10, 1955 in Muskegon, MI to the late Glen and Margaret (Boak) Pickering. He married Gail Marie (Blackmore) Pickering on May 18, 2002 in Ravenna, MI. Martin is survived by his wife: Gail M. Pickering of Ravenna, 4 Daughters: Fayth (James) VanMeter of S. Dakota, Jamie Farnam of Texas, Cortney Morey of Ravenna, Hillarey (Craig) Poffinbarger of Ravenna. 8 Grandchildren, 4 Brothers: Bob (Dawn) Pickering of Detroit, Al Pickering of Ravenna, Elwood Pickering of Muskegon and Butch Pickering of Ravenna. 5 Sisters: Glenda Madison of Florida, Betty (Henry) Black of Detroit, Cathy (Gordon) Wagner of Zrizonoa, Terry (John) McGuire of Wyoming and Barb (Walt) Roberge of Muskegon. He was preceded in death by his Parents, 4 Sisters: Lori, Louise, Julianna Pickering and Sue Smith. 1 grandson: Noah. Cremation has taken place with a memorial service at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511