Rudolph P. Martin

CARIBOU - Rudolph P. Martin, 86, died unexpectedly Nov. 14, 2012, in Bangor. He was born June 29, 1926, in Lawrence, Mass., son of the late Levi and Beatrice (Corriveau) Martin.

Mr. Martin was a self-employed carpenter in the Caribou area for many years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and was also a longtime fourth degree member of Fred V. Brescia Council 1870 Knights of Columbus. Rudolph enjoyed spending time with his family and especially enjoyed fishing.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, Virginia (Caron) Martin of Caribou, are three brothers, Leo Martin of Caribou, and Francis and Elmer Martin of California; four sisters, Thelma Brownstein of Arizona, Rita Michaud, Gloria Smith and Lorraine Roy, all of Connecticut; two grandchildren, Nicole and Ricky; as well as many nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Gail Nadeau and husband, Tony, and their children. Mr. Martin was predeceased by a son, Richard; two brothers, Robert and Gerard; and sister, Cecile.

Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, from Parish of the Precious Blood Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Published in BDN Maine on Nov. 16, 2012