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“Sorry to hear of Neil's passing. Thoughts are with his family. ”
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“so sorry to read about Neil in Journal & Republican. His Grandfather Roy J. Williams was my grandmother Stella B. Berry's cousin and my Dad worked...Read More »
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“I will always remember and miss my special times with you my dear brother. Love, Matthew ”
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Neil C. Martin, 70, of Utica and formerly of New Hartford died February 8, 2013 at Heritage Healthcare. He was born July 17, 1942 in West Carthage, NY son of Carlton Martin and the late Waneta Williams Martin and graduated from the Lowville Academy. He entered the US Navy in 1962 and served on the USS Enterprise with the Helicopter Squadron where he was an electrical technician. Following his discharge he worked in that field for several years. He was married to Joanne Witte on September 18, 1971. Neil was a bus driver for Birnie Bus Co. and Turning Stone Resort for 17 years retiring in 2011. He was a 25 year member of the New Hartford Fire Department and was a member of FASNY. He loved country music and Lewis County's Tug Hill. Neil is survived by his son Scott of New Hartford; his father Carlton; his sisters and brothers-in-law Candy and Jim Barber of Denver, CO, Joy and Greg Burker of Lowville, his brother Craig Martin of FL and several nieces and nephews. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the New Hartford Fire Department in Neil's memory.

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