David J. Martin
Mexico, N.Y. - David John Martin, 71, husband of Stephanie "Susie" J. (Sabrey) Martin, passed away during the early morning hours of October 31, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 2, 1948, in Fort Fairfield, the son of Harry and Jacqueline (Brinkman) Martin.
He was a graduate of Limestone High School class of 1967. He served active duty in the United States Navy from 1967 - 1973, with some of his duty on the USS Holder. He then moved to NY and gained employment with NY Telephone where he was employed from 1974 - 1994.
David was married to Stephanie on June 25, 1984, at the First United Methodist Church in Mexico, NY. David was an active member of the church over the past 35 years. He was also a member of the NRA and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with the guys at the hunting camp.
Mr. Martin was predeceased by his father, Harry, in 1994; mother, Jacqueline, in 2017; sister, Mari-beth, in 1984; and his brother, Peter in 1997. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie; his son, Shane D. Martin of Pulaski, NY; daughter and son-in-law, Shanna N. and Michael Stassi of Brewerton, NY; daughter, Jennifer Schlag of Oswego, NY; his two sisters and brothers-in-law, Ann M. and Daniel Robinson of Norway, ME, and Patricia J. and Gregory Voisine of Avon Park, FL; brother and sister-in-law, Timothy and Dorothy Martin of Fort Fairfield, and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Peter (Judith) Martin of Middletown, CT; and six grandsons, Johnathan Nash Martin, Tanner Stassi, Nathan Caraballo, Kaine Caraballo, Alexander Schlag, and Donovan Campbell.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 8, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church, 4372 Church Street, Mexico, NY. Interment with Full Military Honors will be in the Mexico Primitive Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at the Harter Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Washington Avenue, Mexico, NY.
Please share condolences at www.harterfuneralhome.com
Published on November 3, 2019


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George Solomon
Nov 04, 2019
Tim and family my sincere condolences. Dave and I played baseball in our younger years. I always considered him a friend. RIP my friend.
Peggy Patten Fellegy
Nov 03, 2019
To David’s family, So sorry for your loss, David and I grew up together in Limestone Maine. Sympathy and prayers for your family at this time. Peggy and family.