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Martin W. Niforth

Martin's Celebration of Life

Thank you to Martin's family and friends who joined his Celebration of Life on January 28, 2023.

Martin Niforth

Life Story

Martin W. Niforth, resident of Ocala, Florida, formerly of Columbia, SC, and Canton, Ga. transitioned to Spirit Life December 30, 2022 after an extended illness.


A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Martin was Training Officer with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance.  He then formed his own company in 1985 and became President and consultant at Atlanta Student Aid, serving educational institutions and students for 40 years.  


He attended Smyrna First United Methodist  church and was a member of the 
Roland Walker Sunday School Class.  He studied with Dr. Rocco A. Errico for 13 years and in 2013, he was ordained into ministry. He is currently president of The 
Aramaic Bible Institute.  


He is survived by Penny Swackhamer, his Life Partner of 39 years and a sister, Lynn Day, of Warner Robins, Ga.  A virtual Celebration  of Life service will be held in the near future.  

Guest Book

Leave your memories, condolences, or well-wishes.


Donations in Martin's memory may be made to:

Aramaic Bible Institute

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