Martir, Jr., Louis
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Louis Martir, Jr., 60 years old of West Nyack, New York passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. He is the son of Blanca and the late Luis Martir, natives of Puerto Rico who came to New York in the early 1950s. Born at Mount Sinai Hospital, Louis grew up in El Barrio. He is a product of the East Harlem community and established himself as an educated and experienced health care administrator. He married Liliana Petrone on June 20, 1981.
Louis graduated from Iona College in 1979 and went on to obtain his Masters in Health Care Systems Management and Administration. He then extended his expertise by successfully completing the Executive Management Program of the Yale University School of Organization and Management in 1986. As if this were not enough he obtained a second Masters Degree in Finance from Manhattan College and in 1995 was accepted into the Harvard University School of Public Health Managed Care Program. He held various administrative positions before becoming Directors of Operations for Outpatient Services/Emergency Services at Bronx Lebanon Hospital then appointed Director of Ambulatory Care at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center. He then became Executive Director of St. Joseph's Family Center in Paterson, New Jersey ultimately being appointed as Executive Director/President of Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York City.
Louis is survived by his wife, Liliana, his children, Stephen (and Stephen's better half Jamie) and Alyssa, and his mother and sister, Blanca and Jeanette Martir.
A viewing will be held on Friday (TODAY) Aug. 22 from 4 to 9 pm at the Joseph W. Sorce F.H. Inc. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Sat. Aug. 23 at 10 am in St. Anthony's Shrine Church with the burial immediately following at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Joseph W. Sorce F. H. Inc.
728 West Nyack Rd.
West Nyack, NY 10994
Joseph W Sorce Funeral Home Inc
728 W Nyack Rd West Nyack, NY 10994
Published in the The Journal News on Aug. 22, 2014