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Martin Edward Buchanan


1948 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Martin Edward Buchanan Obituary


Martin Edward Buchanan, 65, of South Windsor, beloved son of the late Mary J. (Willeke) and Edward L. Buchanan passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Born in Hartford on August 9, 1948, Mr. Buchanan was a graduate of Rockville High School and the University of Connecticut. He was employed for many years in the banking industry, most recently at Bank of America in Hartford, prior to his retirement. He will be forever loved and missed by his goddaughter Alexandra and Jason Marsh; Peter, Corey, Owen and Ian Ponticelli; Eric, Jessica, Logan and Elijah Ponticelli; and Matthew and Laura Ponticelli as their "Uncle" Martin. He is survived by special cousins, Barry and Mary Linda Ponticelli of Silver Spring, MD; Ward and Barbara Ponticelli of Manchester; Thomas and Florence Buchanan Beggs Holland, MI; Barron Edward Buchanan of Fruita, CO; and Elizabeth Buchanan Rediehs of Palos Hills, IL; and an aunt, Mrs. Charles J. (Louise) Willeke of El Monte, CA. Martin was predeceased by his sister, Joan-Marie. All services will be held privately. Martin will be buried at Saint Bernard Cemetery, Rockville, CT. Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, Rockville is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be sent to Marty's family c/o Ward Ponticelli, 52 Vernon Street, Manchester, CT 06042 or www.pietrasfuneralhome.com


Published in The Hartford Courant on Aug. 13, 2014
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