Victor Martini
1938 - 2020
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Victor J. Martini
Victor J. Martini of Shelton, CT and a longtime Darien resident peacefully entered eternal rest on August 31, 2020 after a short battle with cancer. Vic was born in Greenwich, CT on August 27, 1938, the son of the late Victor and Rose Gasparino Martini. He attended schools in Greenwich, CT. He was a member of the Bricklayers Union Local 1 CT.
Vic was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a Christian man. He was a kind, generous, fun-loving guy who liked to "Celebrate Good Times."
Vic had a passion for helping others. He coached Little League in Darien, was a former member of the Noroton Heights Volunteer Fire Department, and the Knights of Columbus.
Vic was a lifelong Red Sox fan. He enjoyed playing softball, bowling, and bocce. He loved camping, fishing, antique cars, and vintage clocks. Vic loved to tinker. Our "Poppy" could fix almost anything. Above all, he cherished time spent with his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Mary Lou (Cookie) Martini. He leaves to share his memory his children: Mark (Anne Marie) Martini of Trumbull, CT; Kimberly Martini of Darien; and Alyssa (Tim) Fischer of Henderson, NV. He adored his grandchildren: Grace Martini, Taylor Karas, and Anthony and Ava Martini.
Friends and family may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Friday, September 4, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. COVID restrictions include masks and social distancing. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Vic's memory to St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com



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Published in Darien Times & Greenwich Time & Shelton Herald on Sep. 1, 2020.
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September 5, 2020
My prayers go out to the Martini family. Victor and I go back a very long time. He was a very good friend, he even taught me how to drive. Please Rest In Peace.
Joseph Golia
Stamford Ct. & Clearwater Fl

Joseph Golia
Friend
September 4, 2020
So sorry we're not able to come north to morn Victor's passing. Many fond memories the Caputo and Martini families have shared through out all these many years. Our prayers are with you all, God Bless Victor.
Walt, Toni & Aunt Carm, Naples Fl.
September 4, 2020
Deepest condolences on your loss. Vic was a true gentleman in all ways. He always had a kind word for all. Thoughts and prayers for all. May God Bless Vic and his Family.

Michael, Robin, Anthony and Nicholas Portanova
Michael Portanova
September 3, 2020
My husband and I live near Vic. We would walk daily by his unit and see him sitting on the lawn, tending to his beautiful flowers. I always told him how much I enjoyed his flowers. Whenever we walk by his home now I will see Vic tending to his flowers and say thank you for being a great neighbor. RIP
Pete and Connie Saccone
Neighbor
September 3, 2020
To The Martini Family: I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Vic. He was a great man and friend. You will all be in my prayers.
John Murphy
Friend
September 2, 2020
Dear Cookie and family,
We are saddened to hear of Vic's passing! He was such a wonderful guy! Always fun to be around! Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and the family. He will never be forgotten! May God welcome him home! Love, Providence & Carl Zumbo
Providence & Carl Zumbo
Friend
September 2, 2020
Our deepest sympathy to all his family.
Charles Beach
Friend
September 2, 2020
Dear Cookie & Family
Words will not help you
But, they are all I have
At this most difficult time
Know that we care
Our prayers are with you
Our memories held dear
He was a special man
Who will truly be missed
All our love,
Graycie & Tony Tripodi
Graycie Tripodi
Friend
September 1, 2020
We met Vic at the Shelton Senior Center. He was such a happy person to be around. We will all miss him.
With sincere condolences to Cookie and his entire family. R.I.P. Vic. Heaven will be a happier place with you there.
Floyd and suzanne Smith
Friend
September 1, 2020
Victor was my neighbor - and what a good neighbor he was!! Always there to help when there was a need. I will miss him very much.
Paula Beaudette
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