Francis Raymond Martin
1928 - 2023
Obituary of Francis Raymond Martin
June 2, 1928 - Rural Municipality of Stanley, Manitoba
January 8, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta
Francis (Frank) Martin of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2023 at the age of 94 years. He passed with family by his side at the Newport Harbour Care Center, where he was a resident.
Frank was born in Rural Municipality of Stanley on June 2, 1928. He grew up and worked on the family farm in Brunkild, MB, until the mid 1950’s. Frank moved to Bowness, AB and married the love of his life, Deanette in 1958. They raised their two sons and daughter in Brentwood NW in Calgary. He worked for Shell Canada for 35 years and retired in 1988. Frank was a long-time member of the “original” 264 Legion in Kensington. He loved to travel and always had a passion for people and good friends. He would visit, socialize and laugh for hours on end.
Frank will be greatly missed by those who knew his warm nature, kind heart and selflessness. He is survived by his daughter Carol Domso (Darryl); sons, Scott (Cyndy) and Joel Martin; grandsons, Wade and Bryce Martin; granddaughters, Nicholette and Jaden Domso, all of Calgary, AB; and special honorary friends, Arleen and Lisa.
Frank was predeceased by his wife Deanette (1980); parents, Michael (1991) and Helene (1997); brother Lawrence (1995); and sisters, Myrtle and Melba in (2018)
Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Center Street North, Calgary, AB on Monday, January 16th, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. 1605-100 St. SE. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.
If friends so desire, you may make a donation to a charity of your choice.
The family would also like to express a special thank you to all the wonderful and compassionate nurses and healthcare staff at Newport Harbour Care Center for the past five and a half years.
In living memory of Francis Martin, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.
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