GARNERVILLE, N.Y. – Dennis Patrick Martin, a resident of Garnerville, died Wednesday, April 20. He was 78.
He was born in 1938 to Peter and Bridget (Mitchell) Martin in the Bronx. He graduate from Cardinal Hayes High, Bronx, N.Y. in 1956 and joined the FDNY in 1962.
He was a retired Deputy Chief with FDNY, serving 33 years. He was a proud member of the UFOA, FDNY Emerald Society, FDNY Holy Name Society, the North Rockland Social Club, and Haverstraw Elks. He loved helping others and was a volunteer with Hospice and Meals on Wheels in New York and in Naples, Florida.
He is survived by his wife, Alice; his children, Dennis (Genine), Kenneth, Kathy-Jean Barrett (Jeff) and Kevin (Mary); his nine grandchildren, Maggie, Bridget and Charlotte Martin, Casey, Liam and Shannon Barrett and Genevieve, Pearse and Delia Martin; along with siblings, Peter Martin (Pat), Carol Trepcos (Charlie) and Mary Ellen (Tim); and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; along with brothers, Eugene and Vincent.
The Family will receive friends and family on Monday, April 25, from 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday April 26, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the TJ McGowan Sons Funeral Home, 71 N. Central Highway, Garnerville, NY. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Denny on Wednesday, April 27, at 10 a.m. in St. Gregory Barbarigo Church in Garnerville. Entombment to follow in Ascension Cemetery in Airmont.
Donations may be made to Right to Life of Rockland County in his name.