Lewis Richard Martin of Dracut
Lewis Richard Martin of Dracut Lewis Richard Martin, 76, of Dracut, MA died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 at Lowell General Hospital surrounded by family. He was married to Sandra J. Martin with whom he celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary April 28th, 2015. Lewis was born July 1st, 1939 in Grafton, WV the son of the late John and Cora (Covington) Martin. He graduated Grafton High School in 1957 and retired from the Archdiocese of Boston at St. Augustine Parish of Andover, MA in 2003 after 17 years in Facilities Maintenance. Formerly he worked at Textile Shield of Lawrence. In addition to spending as much times possible with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Lewis enjoyed trips to West Virginia and Delaware to visit family as well as trips to Foxwoods Casino with his sister and Celtics games with his son-in-law.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his loving daughter, Teresa and her husband David Kern of Methuen, three grandsons, William and wife Laura of Chelmsford, Richard and wife Shana of Methuen, and Gregory of Chelmsford. Lewis was blessed with four great-grandchildren, Ashley, Owen, Theodore, and Sadrine Kern. Sister, Shirley Markham of Dracut, MA. Sister-in-law, Ann Martin of Lawrence, MA. He would bask in the love of countless nieces and nephews. Lewis was predeceased by his brother, John Martin of Lawrence, and his sisters, Helen Boyce of Lorraine, OH, and Margaret Bailey of Newark, Delaware.
Viewing hours Wednesday, December 16th from 8:30AM to 10:30AM at the Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, followed by Funeral Mass at 11AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford (across street). Burial at a later date. Memorials may be made in his name to a charity of your choice. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.