Jonathan E. Martin

Martin, JonathanMartin, Jonathan2GLENS FALLS – Jonathan Edgar Martin, son of Wilma Oddy of Glens Falls, and Michael Martin of Rochester, passed of a sudden heart attack.

Jonathan, born January 14, 1971, passed November 23, 2017, Thanksgiving morning, at his home with his mother at his side.

He we a 1989 graduate of Glens Falls High School.  Jon proudly served in the United States Army for five years.  He spent nearly a year in the Persian Gulf. He was proud to be a crew chief, nicknamed “Chunk”, on a black hawk helicopter.

Jon will be remembered by his friends and family for his uncanny ability to make everyone laugh and smile.  He always went out of his way to help someone, whether it be a neighbor, or a complete stranger.  At the end of his day, he loved spending time on his computer while sipping an ice-cold Bud.  He was also an avid NASCAR fan and especially  liked Tony Stewart.

Jon was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Edgar and Wilhelmina Gregory; and an uncle, Bruce Paul Gregory.

Besides his parents, Jon leaves behind his sister; Leah L Thomas, and her husband, David, of Warren, Pennsylvania; a brother, Matthew S. Oddy, and his wife, Amy, of Cumming, Georgia; many aunts and uncles, and several nieces and nephews, along with many friends.

Friends may call from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, Hudson Falls.

A graveside service, with full military honors, will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 2:30 p.m., at the Gerald B.H. Solomon National Cemetery, on Duell Rd in the town of Stillwater.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, Hudson Falls.

Memorial donations in Jon’s memory may be made to  The American Heart Association,  Atrium Dr., #100, Albany, NY 12205.

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2 Responses to Jonathan E. Martin

  1. Diane Stepp says:

    Adrian and I want to let you know our thoughts are with you and your family during your time of sorrow. We enjoyed the opportunity to get to know Jon during the wedding last year. I will always remember his quick wit and easy smile.

    As a Mom, my heart hurts for you. Please know I am always here to listen when you need a friendly voice/face.

  2. Bill Rawleigh says:

    RIP Jon you will be greatly missed by many. I just wish we had more time.

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