Jay A. Martin
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Jay A. Martin

August 05, 1932 - March 22, 2003

Jay A. Martin

August 05, 1932 - March 22, 2003


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Obituary for Jay A. Martin

Jay A. Martin - Age 70 - of 2508 Commercial Ave., Mingo Junction, passed away Saturday March 22, 2003 at the Weirton Geriatric Center - Weirton, WVHe was born August 5, 1932 in Toronto, Ohio, the son of the late Joseph and Lillian Morrow Martin.Jay was Methodist by faith. He was a member of the Brilliant American Legion and the Toronto VFW.Jay was a US Army veteran of the Korean War.He was retired from the Weirton Steel CompanyJay was preceded in death by: Parents / Wife - Jewell E. Martin who passed away in 2001 and whom he married in 1954 / Two daughters Elizabeth Jean Wright and Connie Lynn Martin / Four sisters - Bernice, Pauline, Myriam, and Jeannie / One brother Jim.His survivors are:3 Sons: George Martin of Mingo Junction Jay Martin of Brilliant Gary Martin of Toronto2 Daughters: Robin Martin of Mingo Junction Mary Goodrich and her husband Joseph of Mingo Junction2 Brothers: George Martin of Toronto Bill Martin of Toronto3 Sisters: Mary Ann Lewis of Toronto Joan Jones of Shreve, OH Josephine Moore of Toronto15 Grandchildren9 Great-great grandchildrenFriends and family will be received for visitation Tuesday 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the Clarke Funeral Home - 302 Main St. - Toronto. 740-537-1234 or 800-588-1446.Friends and family will gather for a graveside service at the Oakland Cemetery, Mingo Junction, OH, at 11:00 AM Wednesday March 26, 2003, with Father John McCoy officiating.

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