MARTIN - Howard L. January 12, 2013, beloved husband of the late Betty A. (nee Watters) Martin for 63 years and the late Lucille Irwin; devoted father of Howard R. (Charlene) Martin, Virgil S. (Linda) Martin, Gloria A. (George) Bloom, Kathleen A. (William) Gray and the late James E. Stewart; father in law of Mary Ellen Stewart; loving grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great- granddaughter; dear brother of the late Anna Mae VonVolkenburg and Fred Martin; also survived by nieces and nephews. Howard honorably served in the US Navy during WW II on the USS Franklin and was a member of the IBEW LU #41. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, February 18th at The Chapel at CrossPoint at 500 CrossPoint Parkway in Getzville, NY 14068 at 11:30 AM. Inurnment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME, INC. Share condolences at mertzfh.com
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Published by Buffalo News on Feb. 10, 2013.