The Obit For Dave Martens

David J. Martens

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; and great-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.

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