“He’s a very positive person, a happy man. He was a great teacher, caring physician and person. Her father, Gordon, is a chiropractor, and her mother, Trish, is a graphic designer. Afterward, cyclists are invited to join a bike procession to escort Marty to his final resting place, Beth Israel Cemetery in Cedar Knolls. It’s even harder to think of Morristown without Marty. Jesse Epstein noted in later years he would start calling his father “Maury,” and told people coming into the shop that was his real name. Ed Murray | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com My thoughts and prayers are with Epstein family…Morristown and the world lost a good one! Bicyclists lead a procession to the cemetery in Cedar Knolls following the funeral for Marty Epstein, Monday, May, 6, 2019. His spirit and that of the 60's will continue.I am so sorry for Andy's and the rest of the family's loss. document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a8f67a9ef09869b60e5cfe4dd419882f" );document.getElementById("f9819c9974").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. In addition to Commerce Garage and Firefl.ai, I’m also full-time Dad @TheYesFamily (instagram, facebook, youtube and yes.family) a fun loving adventure family saying YES to new experiences and destinations with our 4 kids (7 and under). May his life, like his compassion, inpire us all to think and act globally with a fervor and open heart, Dear Andy and Family, We are very saddened to learn of the passing of your dear husband and father. He was such a ray of sunshine. “As a board member, he pushed us… we were the lead organization for sustainability because of Marty. Andy, Jessie and Ben, I am so sorry to learn about Paul. Kina Grannis was born on 4 August 1985 in Mission Viejo, Orange County, California, United States. However, when Dee-Dee is introduced to the art of photo-retouching, his perceptions of beauty are called into question. Word/rumor began trickling out a couple days ago that Kina Grannis had gotten married to Jesse Epstein (otherwise known as Imaginary Friend). Dear Kevin, This is Molly, Marty’s daughter. Marty Epstein, one of Morristown’s most iconic and beloved figures, who put generations of North Jersey families on two wheels, made the town a cycling mecca with his annual Gran Fondo NJ, and vowed to “save the world with bikes,” has died. If you can’t be a nice retailer, you’re in a lot of trouble.”. To keep things light, he modeled bathrobes on Facebook. 14 Loves; 0 Comments; 0 Reposts; 564 Views Her “Now, there are hundreds of wannabes,” he said. He’s always been that way. He was recuperating from pneumonia, which family members suspect was a reaction to the experimental treatment that was his last hope. He boasted of walking 180 feet, now a major achievement. He’s been a true partner in a lot of stuff,” said Morristown Partnership Executive Director Jennifer Wehring, choking back tears. “I have you and my family and my friends… My end game is not to die.”. May you, his family, rejoice in the blessing of having lived so much of your life with him. I remember fondly learning to see patients with him in the old East Cambridge Clinic and in home visits around the Portuguese neighborhood. Dr. Epstein ("Paul" as he asked us to address him) was a founding member of the staff of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center four decades ago. He had weakness in his left side, so they ordered a CT. He won NBA championships with Houston for two times. Paul was a gentle and kind man who could persuade with knowledge. We all marveled together, and I will never forget his sense of wonder and curiosity that day and many others. . He didn’t know anything about it at all,” said Jesse, now 41. A memorial service to celebrate Joel’s life will be held on Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at Town and Country Caterers, 922 South Route 9W, Congers, NY 10920, (845) 268-9291. Andy: Sending you and your family lots of love. Even as the end drew near, Marty was prodding Kadie and her artist husband, Dan Fenelon, to paint a mural on the wall of his Morristown bike shop for this fall’s Gran Fondo. He discovered gorgeous fungi on beaver-felled trees that held both mystery and data. Please allow 24 hours for your entry to be reviewed for appropriate content. The family will welcome friends at 26 Toxteth Street, Brookline from 4:00-8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 15; a memorial celebration at Harvard Medical School will be announced in the early spring. Your dad brightened our lives. Jesse Epstein. My prayer will always be with all of you. Tireless activist and champion of human rights, environmental justice, early sentinel of the dangers of fossil fuels, co-founder of the Center for Health and the Global Environment. “It’s very simple, but they are words to try to live by. “He didn’t enjoy biking. “I have too much to live for,” Marty reminded her, and himself. Fondly, Virginia Kovner. Today it’s home to a Colombian restaurant. She has known Marty, and Marty’ Reliable Cycle, since childhood. EPSTEIN, Paul, MD Of Brookline, 67, beloved husband of 44 years of Andy Epstein and father of Jesse and Benjamin Epstein, grandfather of Isaiah, father-in-law to Gavin Thomas. We were lucky to have him. Dear Andy, We are so shocked by the news of Paul's passing. “It was before my grandmother died,” Epstein recalls. Whereas, her mother is Dawn Reavis. Lots of love to you and your family. Maybe it just needs a Jump. 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