CARMEN G. "JERRY" MARTINO
Age 65, of Batavia, NY died peacefully Thursday morning June 13, 2013 at United Memorial Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born November 10, 1947 in Oakfield, NY to the late Geno and Angie (DiFiore) Martino also preceded in death by sisters, Irene and Joanie.
Mr. Martino worked for 38 years at the Batavia VA Medical Center where he retired as the supervisor of grounds and transportation. He served honorably with the United States Navy in the Vietnam War. Jerry was a member of Ascension Parish, VFW Post #1602, Polish Falcons Nest #493 and the former St. Nick's Club. A sports enthusiast, he was an avid Yankees and Bills fan, enjoyed golf and was a coach for Batavia freshman/JV football and freshman basketball. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Diana (Berardini) Martino of Batavia; son, Timothy (Krista) Martino and their children, Cara & Sean all of Virginia; daughter, Roxanne (Joel) Root and their children, Alexandria & Adam all of Churchville; brothers, Anthony (Carol) of WI and Gino of Buffalo; sisters, Linda (Charles) Cheavacci of Akron and Mary Martino of Buffalo; brothers-in-law, Donald Berardini, Robert (Sue) Berardini all of Batavia, Richard (Josie) Berardini of Webster and sister-in-law, Betty Daly of AZ along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Family and friends are invited Sunday June 16, 2013 from 3 – 7 PM to Celebrate Jerry's Life at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 10:00 AM Monday June 17 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Site). In lieu of flowers memorials in his memory are suggested to Crossroads House 11 Liberty Street or Genesee Cancer Assistance 16 Bank Street Batavia, New York 14020 with entombment in St. Joseph's Mausoleum.
Please share your memories of Jerry, with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.
THE FAMILY OF JERRY MARTINO IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK.