Resolution J329-2013

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



  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


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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