John Martin Obituary

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John J. Martin

September 20, 1939 - April 17, 2012
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John J. Martin, age 72, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at home. He was the husband of the late Shirley (Wing) Martin. John was a resident of New Bedford. A son of the late John and Amelia (Lima) Martin of Dartmouth, MA, he worked as a foreman at International Dryer for many years until his retirement. John was an Army veteran. He enjoyed going to Foxwoods, Newport Grand, listening to music and dancing. Survivors include his children, Pamela Correia of New Bedford, John Martin, Jr. and his fiancée Kellie Carey of New Bedford; Richard Cormier of Westbrook, ME, Deborah Richard of New Bedford, Bonnie O'Neil of New...
John J. Martin, age 72, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at home. He was the husband of the late Shirley (Wing) Martin.

John was a resident of New Bedford. A son of the late John and Amelia (Lima) Martin of Dartmouth, MA, he worked as a foreman at International Dryer for many years until his retirement. John was an Army veteran. He enjoyed going to Foxwoods, Newport Grand, listening to music and dancing.

Survivors include his children, Pamela Correia of New Bedford, John Martin, Jr. and his fiancée Kellie Carey of New Bedford; Richard Cormier of Westbrook, ME, Deborah Richard of New Bedford, Bonnie O'Neil of New Bedford; a sister, Judith Marshall and her husband Steven of Westport, MA; a brother, George R. Martin of North Carolina; a long-time companion, Linda Hirst of New Bedford; 4 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Ernest W. Martin.

Visiting Hours will be held Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 4-7 pm at the ROCK Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA. Burial private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the , P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

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