Brian J. "Bear" Martin(1987 - 2012)

Martin, Brian J.

"Bear"

Brian entered God's Gates to Heaven on November 8, 2012. He was born on September 11, 1987 to Lisa Martin and James Allyn Jr. He was predeceased by his great-grandfather, Norm Bellinger, to whom he was very close to. Brian was also predeceased by his cousin, Joshua Bellinger; aunts, Clara, Beatrice, Carolyn and Donna Martin; uncle, James W. Martin and great-grandparents, James and Clara Martin. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Lisa and Robert Lovely; sister, Amanda (Chris Tobey) Martin; step-sister, Katelynn Lovely; great-grandmother, Clara Bellinger; grandparents, Jack and Patricia Martin; aunts, Laurie Martin, Lynn Wilson and Sue (John) Burrell; uncle, JT Martin; special nieces, Lexie Martin and Kaylin Tobey; special cousins, Nicole (Anthony Marshburn) Martin, Tarince (Rachel Sinsabaugh) Wilson, Stephanie (Alex Elias) Martin, Aaliyah Brown and Zeri'miah Wilson; close friend in Florida, Rufus Brown; along with several other aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends. Bear was loved by us all and he had a big heart and was always willing to help others. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place there at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Funeral Home

James D. Barrett Funeral Home
1004 Lake Street Elmira, NY 14901
(607) 733-4629

Published in Star-Gazette from Nov. 11 to Nov. 13, 2012