Richard W. Martin Sr., 90, formerly of Watertown
Richard W. Martin Sr., 90, formerly of Watertown, passed away Wednesday April 10, 2013 at Casa Mora in Bradenton, FL.
Mr. Martin was born January 26, 1923, in Watertown, a son of Carl B. and Doris Gothright Martin, Sr. He graduated from Cranwall Prep School in Lenox, MA, attended Norwich Military University in Northfield, VT, leaving college due to being drafted into the United States Army.
He married Sally Hutchings in January of 1946. The couple lived in Watertown, Thousand Island Park and Bradenton, Fl.
Mrs. Martin died March 6, 2005.
At the age of fifty-five, he retired from the Jefferson County Department of Motor Vehicles as a registrar. Mr. Martin was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, a member of the American Legion Post 61 and the Northside Improvement League.
He is survived by four sons and three daughters in-law, John H. and Harriett, South Greenville, SC, Richard W., Jr. and Margaret, Watertown, Thomas A. and his companion Chris Kratzert, Stephen A. and Robin all of Alexandria Bay, two daughters and their husbands Victoria S. and John LaBreck, Palmetto, FL, Stephanie A. and Stewart Shannon, Oswego, NY, a brother and his wife, Carl and Margaret Martin, Henderson Harbor, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Two sisters, Jane Shuster and Ruth Wing, died before him.
A graveside service will be held in the spring, at a day and time to be announced, with military honors at Riverside Cemetery on Wellesley Island.
Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 155, Watertown, NY 13601.
Condolences may be made to www. dlcalarco.com.
Thursday, August 27, 2015, Watertown, NY
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