Published in Rochester
Democrat And Chronicle from November 28 to November 30, 2010
November 26, 2010,
at the age of 75, after a courageous and lengthy battle, Dave was called
by the Angels.
Predeceased by wives, Judy and Patricia. Survived by his sister, Jean
(Dominic); sons, John (Cathy), Jeffery; and daughter, Janet; step-sons,
Shane (Terri) Johnson, Daniel (Penny) Johnson; several grandchildren;
Dave dedicated his career and life to student athletics on the local,
state and national levels.
After playing for the Milwaukee Braves Organization in 1958, Dave began
his career in high school education, coaching, and athletic administation
at Rushford Central School, Brockport, and in 1973, for Fairport Central
School District. Dave was chosen New York State Athletic Director of the
Year in both 1981 & 1986.
Friends are welcome to call Wednesday, 2-7 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral
Home, 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Road (Egypt location), Fairport. A Funeral
Service will be held at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fairport on Thursday,
11 AM. Interment, Oakwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Benincasa, Mendon, NY, or
Dollars for Scholars to the Dave Martens Memorial Scholarship, c/o Dollars
for Scholars, 144 Village Landing, Suite 198, Fairport, 14450.
To read more about Dave's accomplishments, please visit: www.keenanfuneralhomes.com