Thomas W. Martin, 73, of Hanover Township, passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia.
Born in Wilkes-Barre on August 3, 1946, he was a son of the late James Martin and Jessie (Gillespie) Witalis. Thomas was of the Protestant faith. He was an avid golfer and loved watching sports, especially football.
He was a member of the Steel Workers of America and prior to retiring, was employed by Bertels Can Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Jean Martin.
Surviving are his former wife, Linda (LeBaron) Martin; his son, Thomas “Max” Martin and his wife, Candice; daughters, Heather A. Martin and her husband, Brian Yakimowicz; Holly Martin; grandchildren Luke and Madeline; a brother James “Cy” Martin and his wife, Loretta; several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 30, 2019 at Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 465 South Main St., Wilkes-Barre. The Reverend Carol E. Coleman will officiate. Friends may call Monday from 4:00 til 6:00 p.m.
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