Joseph T. Martin, 58, passed away April 13, 2008. Survived by his mother, Cathleen P. Martin; children, Summer Joy Martin (Edward G. Ludwick) of California and Christina Martin of Florida; two sisters; and grandchild, Hailey Martin. Preceded in death by his father, Merrill Martin. Joe was born Dec. 30, 1949, in Akron, Ohio. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam Era and was also a member of the VFW. He was an automotive enthusiast and was an active member of the Masseratti Club. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2008, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team. Interment, Arlington National Cemetery. Online condolences,

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  1. So sorry for the loss of Joseph…
    I had never met him but was lucky enough to have purchased is old Maserati, and enjoy driving it everyday..
    I will keep a picture of Joseph in the car at all times so his memory is never forgotten..

  2. My heart goes out to your family at this difficult time. May God carry you and help give you peace.
    Carol and family

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time your dad and grandfather was an awesome man. May you cherish all of the memories you have of him as he will live on with your thoughts and prayers. God Bless, put one foot in front of the other, and take one day at a time.

  4. To the Martin Family…I knew Joe many years ago in Bogota NJ. Good friend..lots of fun..good times on West Shore Ave. My heart goes out to you..

  5. How many times I remember seeing that same smile as in the photo..he taught me about cars and too much fun…proud father, proud Marine…Semper Fi Joe.

  6. Tina and Summer—We will always have great memories of your Dad and the good times spent on the lake. His smile, his laugh, will always be with us. His legacy is his two beautiful daughters and granddaughter. He loved you all.
    Much love, Thom and Debbie

  7. My heart is with you all. I wish you much love and strength through this difficult time.
    – Jen

  8. Sum., Tina, and Hailey, I have you in my thoughts. If you need anything, I’m here for you. Love, Anitra

  9. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. Tina we know how much you loved your father. We are always here for you. With love the Gallegos family.

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