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David L. Martin, Sr.

January 14, 1941 February 28, 2019
David L. Martin, Sr.
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MEXICO – Mr. David L. Martin, Sr. 78, died Thursday February 28, 2019 at his residence on the Poplar Hill Road in Mexico.
Born in Rumford, Maine on January 14, 1941 he was the son of Louis and Ida (Bissonette) Martin. He attended Rumford Schools and served in the US Navy. David worked for 40 years at the Boise Cascade Paper Mill in the Machine Shop.
He was a member of Rumford Falls Aerie #1248, FOE, LaParesseux Snowshoe Club, AMVETS of Jay and was a Communicant of the Parish of the Holy Savior St Athanasius St John Church in Rumford. David could often be found tinkering outside or in his garage.
David was married in Mexico, Maine on July 17, 1999 to Wendy Wilson who survives of Mexico. Other survivors include two sons, David and his wife Libby of Peru and Robert and his wife Mary of Peru, a brother, John “Petou” Martin and his wife Paula of Rumford, 6 grandchildren, Tanya, Keenan, Kaiya, Jean-Luc, Preston, Baylee, step daughter, Curena Turner and husband Scott of Norway and two step grandchildren Layla and Lucas. He was predeceased by his parents, a son Louis, three sisters, Joan Girard, Louise “Skippy” Freeman and Elaine Boatwright.
Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Tuesday March 5, 2019 at the Parish of the Holy Savior St Athanasius St John Church. Interment in the spring will be in St John Cemetery in Rumford. Arrangements are under the direction of the Meader & Son Funeral Home 3 Franklin St Rumford, ME.

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Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 3/5/2019 10:00:00 AM
Parish of The Holy Savior St. Athanasius - St. John Church

Maine Ave
Rumford, Maine

Parish of The Holy Savior St. Athanasius - St. John Church
Maine Ave Rumford Maine
United States

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St John Cemetery Final Resting Place

Isthmus Road
Rumford, Maine

Isthmus Road Rumford Maine
United States

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