John G.


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John G. Martin

Mar 10 1922 - Apr 12 2006

John G. Martin, age 84 of Frisco, Texas passed away on April 12, 2006 in Frisco. He was born in Union Town, Pennsylvania on March 10, 1922 to Gus and Anastasia (Basillidou) Martin. John married Georgia Dagres on December 29, 1949 in Charleston, West Virginia and together they had two sons. John and Georgia lived all their lives (except for the last four) in Huntington where John was the last surviving founder of St. George Greek Orthodox Church. He owned Martin’s Restaurant on 4th Avenue and was the former Food Services Manager of Rebels & Redcoats. John was a Marshall Alumni and served as a Captain in the US Army during WWII. John is survived by his loving wife, Georgia Martin, Frisco, Texas; sons, George J. Martin and wife Kay, Plano, Texas and Constantine “Stan” Martin and wife Marti, Frisco, Texas; grandchildren; John, Nick, Holly and Cara Martin; cousins, Dan J. Baker, Huntington, West Virginia and John Baker, Columbus, Ohio; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Audia, Charleston, West Virginia; nieces, Stassa Phillips, Katina Cummings and Pia Cummings. His parents and sister, Catherine M. Cummings precede him in death. Family visitation will be held at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 8520 Main Street, Frisco, TX on Friday, April 14 from 6-8 PM. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2006 at Grace Community Church, 4501 Hedgecoxe Road, Plano, TX at 10:30 AM. Internment will follow at Ridgeview West Memorial Park in Frisco.
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