Barrett, Martin, E., “Marty”, age 75, a 30 year resident of Fort Lee, formerly of Fairview, passed peacefully on Friday November 5, 2021 with his wife by his side. Marty retired from Englewood Cliffs Police Department in 2006 with 37 years of service and was a member of the NJ State PBA Local 45. He was Chairman and Executive Co-Chairman of the Bergen County PBA Conference and served on the Bergen County Police and Fire Academy’s Police Advisory Board. Marty was Vice President of the NJ Police Honor Legion and Vice President of the NJ State PBA. He served as a member of the PTC Advisory Committee on Higher Education, NJ Retired Police & Firemen’s Association Local 2 & 9, NJ Italian American Police Society, National Association of Detectives Crime Clinic. Marty was a member of the PFRS Board of Trustees serving as Chairman and Investment Council. Marty was not only a loyal servant to the municipality for over 35 years, but was a life-long advocate for union rights and labor issues on the state level. Marty attended Bergen County Community College, The University of Delaware, and John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Beloved Husband of 37 years to Helen Barrett (nee: Pappas). Loving uncle of Tiana Korsgen and her husband Nick and AJ Pappas. Brother-in-law to Jamie Pappas and his wife Lori and the Late Johnny Pappas.
The family will receive their friends on Wednesday 3-7 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. Prayer service Thursday 10 am in the funeral home followed by interment at George Washington Memorial Park. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to your charity of choice. For condolences, directions, or information 944-0100 or www.frankpatti.com