Mourning the death of Stephen A. Martin, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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  • 30 / Jan / 2013
  • 05 / Feb / 2013
  • 05 / Feb / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION mourning the death of Stephen A. Martin, distin-
guished citizen and devoted member of his community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the State of New York whose lifework and civic endeavor
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Formally of Candor, Stephen A. Martin of Wayne, New York,
died on Friday, June 22, 2012, at the age of 67; and
WHEREAS, Stephen A. Martin was a graduate of Candor Central School and
Cornell University in Ithaca; and
WHEREAS, Retired from Lockheed Martin in Owego, New York, Stephen A.
Martin distinguished himself in his profession and by his sincere dedi-
cation and substantial contribution to the welfare of his community; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, he worked for Tioga County as the Veterans
Service Agency Director; and
WHEREAS, Stephen A. Martin was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict,
member of the United States Marine Corps, attaining the rank of Sergeant
in the First Marine Air Wing; he also received the Tioga County War
Medal; and
WHEREAS, Stephen A. Martin's commitment to excellence, and his spirit
of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise, including char-
itable and civic endeavors; and
WHEREAS, A congregant of the Mckendree Methodist Church in Candor, New
York, Stephen A. Martin was a past Master of F&AM 411 in Candor, Ameri-
can Legion Post No. 907, and the United States Marine Corps League; and
WHEREAS, Predeceased by his grandparents, Dallas Sr. and Monette
Martin; parents, Dallas and Jean Bostwick Martin; aunt, Monette Martin;
and father-in-law, Cub Dence, Stephen A. Martin is survived by his
loving wife, Wendy; his two children, Kirk Martin and Teresa (Michael)
Ketchum; and his two grandchildren, Logan and Megan Ketchum; as well as
his close friends at Waneta Lake; and
WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, Stephen A. Martin leaves behind a legacy which will long
endure the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all
he served and befriended; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of Stephen A. Martin, distinguished citizen and devoted
member of his community; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Stephen A. Martin.


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