Alger Walter MARTIN

Male 1919 - 2015


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  • Name  Alger Walter MARTIN 
    Born  21 Jun 1919  Foxmead, Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  31 Oct 2015  Barrie, Simcoe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  05 Nov 2015  St Andrew's, St. James' Cemetery, Orillia, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I86  Geo. Martin's Family, Mara Twp
    Last Modified  17 Feb 2016 

    Father  Robert MARTIN,   b. 21 Dec 1885, Mara Township, Ontario County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1967, Orillia, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Amy French BLACK,   b. 18 Jun 1900, Waverley, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jun 1977, Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  20 Dec 1916  Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID  F26  Group Sheet

    Family  Lois JUSTIN 
    Children 
     1. Jill MARTIN
     2. Judy MARTIN
    Family ID  F28  Group Sheet

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    1. [S7] Obituary, Remembering Alger Walter Martin 'Al' Born Jun 21, 1919 in Foxmead, Ontario and passed away peacefully at Mill Creek Long Term Care Facility in Barrie on October 31, 2015 at the age of 96. Cherished husband of Lois (Justin) Martin for 68 years and father of Jill (Casey) Van Kessel of Barrie and Judy (Bill) Jackson of Victoria, B.C. Dear grandfather of Perry Van Kessel and Karla (Antonio) Frederick, Krista (Barry) Jackson and Matthew Jackson. Loved great grandpa of Carter, Chris and Cayden Van Kessel and Avery and Aryn Frederick. Survived by his sister Betty Balkwill and predeceased by brothers Elmer, Lawrence and Royce Martin and sisters Elsie Todoroff, Grace Glenn (formerly Readman) and Joan Crissinger. Al served with the Royal Canadian Engineers during WWII and was a long time employee at Huronia Regional Centre in Orillia. He and Lois travelled extensively and after retirement they spent many enjoyable winters in Florida. He will always be remembered by his family and friends for his quiet wit and ready smile. The world seems somehow diminished by his passing. The family wished to express their sincere gratitude to the amazing staff at Mill Creek for their compassionate and personal efforts during Al?s five years in their care and especially during the last few difficult months. The family will receive friends at the Doolittle Chapel of Carson Funeral Homes, 54 Coldwater St. E., Orillia, (705) 326-3595 on Wednesday November 4, 2015 from 6 ? 8:30 P.M. and again on Thursday November 5, 2015 from 1 P.M. until commencement of the funeral service at 2 o?clock. Interment will take place at St. Andrew?s St. James? Cemetery in Orillia followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Al would be appreciated to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #34, Orillia are asked to gather at the funeral home for service on Wednesday evening at 6:45 P.M..

    2. [S5] Archives of Ontario- Marriages, Name: Robert Martin Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 20 Dec 1916 Event Place: Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Gender: Male Age: 30 Birth Year (Estimated): 1886 Father's Name: Geo Martin Mother's Name: Annie Armstrong Spouse's Name: Amy Black Spouse's Gender: Female Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1897 Spouse's Father's Name: Wm Black Spouse's Mother's Name: Aggie Ball Reference ID: 019879 GS Film Number: 2079749 Digital Folder Number: 005205741 Image Number: 00501 Citing this Record: "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:278J-812 : accessed 13 February 2016), Robert Martin and Amy Black, 20 Dec 1916; citing registration , Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,079,749..


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