BUCKSPORT - Ronald M. Martin, 77, died at home on October 27, 2014 with his loving family by his side. Ronald was born in Springfield, MA on February 26, 1937 the son of Roland and Edna (Delaney) Martin.
Ronald was a member of the Mount Holyoke Masonic Lodge South Hadley, MA and the Melha Shrines in Springfield, MA. He loved sports especially U Maine Hockey.
Ronald is survived by his wife of 42 years, Susan C. (Powers) Martin; his children, Sharon Peckham and husband Bryan of Hampton, VA; Timothy Martin and wife, France of Chicopee, MA; Lisa Foss and husband, Cliff of South Hadley, MA; Matthew Martin and wife, Tiffany of Bucksport, ME; 10 grandchildren; Jessica, Scott, Rebecca, Cameron, Kelsey, Alissa, Halei, Brice, Makayla and Caden; one brother, Raymond Martin; one sister, Rita Keyes, both of Ludlow, MA and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents.
Ronald had a great sense of humor was known for his quick wit and love of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kumar Biswas, Vicky and Rhonda, St. Joseph's Hospice, neighbors and friends.
A funeral service will he held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Ronald's memory may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 516 Crew St., Springfield, MA 01104 or St. Joseph Hospice, 900 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401. (mitchelltweedie-young.com)