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Robert J. Martin
Martin, Robert J. - Averill Park
Robert J. Martin of Averill Park unexpectedly passed away on November 17th. He was 71. Born March 17th, 1951, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Eveyln Trembely-Martin.
Bob will be remembered by his many friends for his love of sports and music. An avid lover of both rock and roll and the blues. A graduate of Catholic central high school he was a musician and played the mellophone in the drum corp. Furthering his education Bob went on to Hudson Valley Community College earning a degree in civil engineering and enjoyed a long career with the City of Troy as a site surveyor for twenty-five years. Bob will be fondly remembered for his love of golf and hockey which he enjoyed playing with his late brother Ken. Additionally, he enjoyed skiing with his brother Bill and deer hunting with his neighbors.
Bob is survived by his brother William Martin, nephews Brett and Jesse Martin and his niece Valerie Martin.
In addition to his parents, Bob is predeceased by his brother Kenneth Martin Jr. and sister Marilyn Martin.
Family and friends are invited to visit with Bob's family in the Daniel D. Purcell Funeral Home, 510 Pawling Avenue, Troy from 4-6pm on Tuesday November 22nd. A prayer service will be held Wednesday November 23rd at 10:30am in the funeral home. Interment will immediately follow in St. John's Cemetery, Lansingburgh.
In lieu of flowers kindly consider a memorial donation in Bob's memory to the American Cancer Society.
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