Obituary for MARTIN

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Friday June 01, 2007

Thomas "Tom" Cody Martin, 58, passed away peacefully at the family home on Monday, May 28, 2007 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Peggy; brothers, Jamie and Paul Martin; sisters, Francine Gibson and husband, Mike, and Betty Jo Trammell; wonderful nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins, and numerous friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Susie Martin. Tom owned Martin Painting Company in Albuquerque for 25 years before retiring to Lemitar, NM where he built a retirement home and lived for six years before recently relocating. The family would like to thank Dr. James Schneider and his staff for their wonderful loving care of Tom. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held Saturday, June 2, 2007, 1:00 p.m., at the family home. Donations may be made in Tom's memory to the Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity, 204 San Mateo SE Suite E, Albuquerque, NM 87108. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333 www.frenchmortuary.com