Carl D. Martin, 93, of Turners Falls, MA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on March 12, 2023.
He will be dearly missed by his loving companion and dearest friend Ruby Blood. Carl was born June 24, 1929, in Barre, VT, to the late Clarence and Myrtle Martin Webb. Carl was raised and educated in Hardwick, VT, and graduated Hardwick High school, class of 1950.
Carl served in the Army and was stationed in Japan and Korea. Following his honorable discharge he married and lived the next 40 years in Enfield, CT. He worked at Hamilton Standard until his retirement.
In time Carl moved back to his home state and met his companion, Ruby. He spent his days enjoying the outdoors as an avid fisherman, enjoying archery, hunting and camping, as well as dancing away the nights. Besides his partner Ruby, Carl is survived by son Carl Martin Jr. and two daughters, Valerie (Mario) Rosa, Sheila Martin, two grandchildren, Matthew and Courtney, and many loving nieces, nephews, and friends. He is survived by his sister Linda Webb.
He was predeceased by his three siblings Patricia Martin, Warren Martin, and Roland Martin and his daughter Elizabeth Kouba.
At Carl’s request, there will be no calling hours and services will be private. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pioneer Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 329 Conway St, Greenfield, MA. 01301.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kostanski Funeral Home. For condolences, please visit www.kostanskifuneralhome.com
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