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Samuel R. Martin

October 29, 1931 — January 4, 2019

MARTIN – Samuel R. 87, St. Michael, died January 4, 2019, six days after his beloved wife. Born October 29, 1931, in South Fork, son of Richard and Catherine (Lentine) Martin.

Preceded in death by parents; wife, Grace (Myers) Martin, who died December 29, 2018; sisters, Angeline Reitz and Mary Mihalich, and brothers, Joseph, James, and Angelo Martin.

Survived by son, Samuel V., married to Jean (Ressel), Perkasie; cherished grandchildren, Sara A. and Eric L. Martin; sisters, Jennie Walukas, Rose Ruud, Catherine “Honey” Schlabig, and Sarah West; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sam was a devout member of St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael. He was a US Navy veteran of the Korean War and a retired steelworker from Bethlehem Steel Corp., car shop division. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid sports enthusiast; and especially enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers. Sam and Grace were great hosts and loved opening their home; sharing many wonderful meals and celebrations with family and friends.

Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork, where vigil will be held.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Fr. Joseph C. Nale celebrant.

Committal, St. Michael Catholic Cemetery.

Military graveside service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551.

In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to the American Heart Association.

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Visitation

Sunday, January 6, 2019

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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Vigil

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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Funeral Mass

Monday, January 7, 2019

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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