1931 – 2017
Dr. Martin was born in Astoria, NY in 1931. He graduated from Manhattan College (’53) and received his medical degree from New York Medical College (’57). He completed his residency in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital (’61) where he was appointed to the staff. During his tenure, he served as liaison between the hospital and the Bureau of Preventive Diseases of the NYC Department of Health, was a certified diplomat of the Board of Internal Medicine, and for 40 years treated patients at Lenox Hill Hospital’s free clinic. After his time at Lenox Hill, he was Executive Medical Examiner for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company until he retired in (’96).
Dr. Martin was active in his community, an involved parishioner at Immaculate Conception Church for over 45 years, a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus of Keogh Council 2108, a past president of the Bronxville Manor Association, the Home School Association, the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, and the Westchester Guild of the Catholic Medical Association. He was involved in pro-life causes, including the Pregnancy Care Center in New Rochelle, serving as a board member for much of that time. The family will receive friends on Wednesday September 20, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WESTCHESTER FUNERAL HOME, INC. Eastchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday September 21, 2017 at 9:30 AM at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Tuckahoe. Interment to follow at Holy Mount Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Brooklyn, NY (http://www.blmhs.org).
Published in the The Journal News on Sept. 19, 2017
Martin, Robert E. [MC1953 RIP]
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