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MARTINO, James Edward

Published:Jul 10, 2018

Event Date:Jul 04, 2018

 

James Edward MARTINO

MARTINO, James Edward April 23,1940 - July 4, 2018 Jim's family sadly announces his sudden passing at his home at the age of 78. He will be missed by his daughters Michelle Murray (Paul), Sylvia Finlay (Doug), ex-wives Muriel, Shannon. Jim was loved by his grandchildren Dan Murray (Abby), Andrea Murray (Derek Carlyle) and Chantelle Murray, Daryl, Elona Finlay (Peter Love) and Janine Finlay. Dear brother of Michael Martino (Katherine), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, Bill and Donna Herman, John and Pat Stewart, Kevin and Debra Ford, predeceased by parents Michael (Mickey) and Olive Martino (Borman), brother Philip Martino (Anne). He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews, their families and Martino and Stewart relatives scattered near and far. Jim was born in Hamilton, grew up in Montreal before moving to Dundas where his family was instrumental in bringing Little League to Dundas. Moved to B.C. in 1998. A lifelong sportsman he played baseball, hockey in later years was a champion golfer. He enjoyed his many years as a landscape gardener. A great raconteur he had charm and a story for any occasion and is no doubt apologizing for his abrupt departure. Resting at Henderson's Funeral Home, Langley B.C., Cremation, no service by request a celebration of life will be held at his favourite Milltown Pub in Vancouver and in August in Ontario. Donations in his name to a charity of your choice.

 

Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Hamilton Spectator

Location: Hamilton

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