Thomas J. Martin
10/26/1967 - 06/30/2019
Thomas J. Martin, 51, of Hanover, entered into God’s eternal care on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at his home. He was the husband of Anne E. (Wellington) Martin with whom he shared 29 years of marriage. Born October 26, 1967 in Hanover, he was the son of Henry and Joann (Conrad) Martin of McSherrystown. Tom was employed as a Senior Electric Technician in the Survivability and Lethality Directorate Ballistics Instrumentation Division of the Aberdeen Proving Ground for 30 years. He was a 1986 graduate of Model Secondary School for the Deaf in Washington D.C., and later graduated from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. He was also a member of Annunciation Catholic Church in McSherrystown, and the Bassmaster Fishing team for the Deaf. What Tom mostly enjoyed however, was spending time with his family and friends. Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are four children, John M. Martin and fiancé Ashley B. Sparks of York, Michaela A. Martin of York, Joseph M. Martin of Hanover, and Jesse D. Martin of Hanover; one grandson, William E. Fix; three siblings, Greg A. Martin of Alexandria, VA, Theresa A. Martin Campbell of Sparks, MD, and Michael D. Martin of Hanover; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Annunciation Catholic Church in McSherrystown, with Rev. Charles L. Persing as celebrant. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives will be received for a viewing on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave. McSherrystown, with prayers at 8:00 p.m. Serving as pallbearers will be John, Joseph, Jesse, Greg, Mike, and Paul Martin. Contributions in memory of Tom may be made to the American Heart Association of South-Central PA, 4250 Crums Mill Road, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA, 17112, or the Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Attn. NTID Office of Development, PO Box 92765, Rochester, NY, 14692.
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Posted at:07/05/2019 12:12 pm
The Rocheleau Family
We're very sorry to hear of Tom's passing and offer our heartfelt prayers for the family during this difficult time.
Posted at:07/02/2019 11:11 am
So sorry to hear the news of Tom's untimely passing. He was a good man and will be missed by all that knew him and his gentle nature. May God hold you and your family tight during this trying time.
Posted at:07/02/2019 12:12 pm
So sorry to hear of Tom's sudden passing. He will be deeply missed by many of his ATC family. Sending healing prayers to your family.
Posted at:07/02/2019 5:05 pm
I work with Amy. And I want to express my condolences. Such a shock. I pray the family can find peace. God Bless.
Posted at:07/02/2019 7:07 pm
Im still in shock about Tom's passing. Growing up with Tom was a blast. So many great memories.
Posted at:07/02/2019 9:09 pm
Mindy and Gregory Day
We are in shock and deeply saddened by the loss of Tom. He is our pew buddy in church and the Sign of Peace will be the way way we remember him. Always making sure he would reach the most people he could to wish peace to. To his family we will pray for God to comfort you all. Rest in Jesus arms Tom. You were kind and our church community will miss you terribly.
Posted at:07/04/2019 10:10 am
Clay & Josie Eisenhard
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Gary & Gladys Starner
We express our condolences to you and your family. God Bless
Posted at:07/06/2019 8:08 am
Tom always had a smile to share and genuine interest in his fellow workers. He was a sincere and honest man and will be missed.
Posted at:07/06/2019 1:01 pm
Joanna "Dodd" Jenkins
I was so stunned by his death and speechless. I remembered him at MSSD years and saw him around. He was very such nice guy but not knowing untill his death now. That really shocked me big time. He was undergrade MSSD student at that time and I was a senior in 1984. RIP Thomas J. Martin He's in God's hands right now
Joanna (Dodd) Jenkins
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Kathleen (griffin) Romeo
I was catching up with my facebook. You have my deep condolences. Never forget how I met you guys as Libby was my roomate in college. Tom and libby dating before the set on RIT campus. My prayers are with you. and has been added to my church of prayers intentions.
Posted at:07/10/2019 2:02 pm
Rest In Peace Tom. Thanks for being a friend and coworker at APG for many years. You were a great Man, Father and Husband. May God hold you in the palm of his hand.