Ken Martin — obituary

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MARTIN,
Kenneth Alfred

Passed away peacefully September 27th with his loving family by his side at the Rosamond Wing, Almonte General Hospital in his 80th year.  Beloved husband of Lorraine (nee Omilon) for 59 years. Loving father of Douglas (Alexandra), Michael (Cheryl), and Steven (Shannon).  Proud “Gramps” to Lacey (Colin), Mary-Veronica (Taras), Lauryn, John and Julia.  Cherished great-grandfather to Lucas and Nina.  Predeceased by his parents, John and Marjorie (nee Smith) of Vernon, B.C. and his sister Donna Pilling.  Lovingly missed by his sister Marilynn Blackmore and many extended family members and friends. Ken joined the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps as an apprentice soldier in 1954 and continued on as an original member of the Canadian Forces Logistics Branch that formed in 1968.  He proudly served our country and retired after a distinguished career of 32 years.  The family would like to extend a very special thank you to all the staff at Rosamond Wing for taking such wonderful care of our “Kenny” Martin.

Friends may call at the

C.R. Gamble Funeral Home & Chapel

(127 Church Street, Almonte,ON., 613-256-3313)

on Sunday, October 1st from 6 to 8 p.m. with the Funeral Service to be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 2nd at the Holy Name of Mary Parish, (134 Bridge Street, Almonte ON.)  Reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 240, (100 Bridge Street, Almonte ON.)  In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Alzheimer’s Society of Lanark Leeds & Grenville, 42 Garden Street, Brockville, ON, or Holy Name of Mary, Almonte, ON, would be greatly appreciated.

Condolences & tributes: www.crgamble.com