ROLAND A. MARTIN
Roland A. Martin, 76, of Greenwood passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 at his home.
He was born in Greenwood on Oct. 6, 1934, the son of Beryl and Ethel Libby Martin. He attended school in Greenwood and Gould Academy before going to work full time. Roland worked several jobs in the Locke Mills and Greenwood area before going to work at Ekco Wood Products, later to become Gilbert Manufacturing, where he retired after 41 years in 1996.
Roland married Martha E. Santy from Berlin, N.H., on July 28, 1962. Roland “Tink” enjoyed playing guitar and especially enjoyed “working up 2-part harmonies” with his cousin Terry Martin. He also enjoyed being outdoors, hiking, rock hunting/mineral collecting, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Martha; son, Mark; aunt, Norma Knight; brother, Rexford Martin; sister, Sandra Morgan; two grandchildren, Glenn and Andrew Martin; and nieces and nephews.
At Roland’s request there will be no visiting hours. A family only graveside service was held at Martin Cemetery in Greenwood. In lieu of flowers donations in his name can be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, PO Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243-0819. Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com