Obituary: John (Sean) Francis Martin, 69, of Trumbull

John (Sean) Francis Martin, age 69, of Trumbull, passed away September 6, 2012 in St. Vincent’s Medical Center surrounded by loved ones.

Mr. Martin was born in Bridgeport on December 23, 1943 to the late James & Mary Martin. He was also predeceased by his brother James D. Martin.

Mr. Martin was a member of the first graduating class at St. Ambrose School in 1957. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1961 and obtained a degree in Special Education at New Haven College. He was employed with the Kennedy Center, Easter Seals, United Cerebral Palsy and the State of CT.

He especially enjoyed working with children with special needs. Other favorite pastimes included spending time with his nieces and nephews and his weekends at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT.

He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his brother David J. Martin & his wife Dell of Oxford, CT, and formerly of Trumbull, CT; sister-in-law -Rosemary (Ricki) Martin of Trumbull, CT; his nieces & nephews Cathy Ali & her husband Mike of Stratford, CT Jim Martin of Crawford, ME, Chris Martin of Greenwich, CT, Thom Martin of Trumbull, CT, Mary Lynn Ragonesi & her husband Mark of Middlebury, CT, Dr. David J. Martin & his wife Lauren of Easton, CT, Darlene Ferris & her husband Kevin of Trumbull, CT, Dawn Hersch & her husband Rich of Monroe, CT, Dan Martin & his wife Tina of Milford, CT and several great & great-great nieces & nephews; and his longtime friends Terry Noonan , Jack Colligan, Steve Sholtis and Larry Tranquillo.

Friends and family are invited to attend his funeral services on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull. Interment to follow in Lawncroft Cemetery Fairfield. Friends may call on Sunday from 12:00- 4:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Cerebral Palsy 94-96 South Tpke Rd. Wallingford, CT 06492.

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