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In Memory of

Michael Sullivan Martino

June 10, 1923 - October 4, 2016

Obituary


Michael S. Martino, 94, of South Windsor, CT passed away at his home on October 4, 2016. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Charlotte (Kennedy) Martino and his parents Michael and Angelina (Cardente) Martino. Mike was a proud member of the armed services and served with the United States Navy during both World War II and Korea. In his tours, he flew combat missions from aircraft carriers deployed in the Pacific. Some carriers sustaining heavy damage from enemy fire. He was an avid golfer, fisherman and bowler. He loved working in the yard and...

Michael S. Martino, 94, of South Windsor, CT passed away at his home on October 4, 2016. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Charlotte (Kennedy) Martino and his parents Michael and Angelina (Cardente) Martino. Mike was a proud member of the armed services and served with the United States Navy during both World War II and Korea. In his tours, he flew combat missions from aircraft carriers deployed in the Pacific. Some carriers sustaining heavy damage from enemy fire. He was an avid golfer, fisherman and bowler. He loved working in the yard and going to the Mohegan Sun Casino. Before his retirement, Mike worked for many years for Pratt and Whitney in East Hartford as Quality Assurance engineer. He leaves to celebrate his life his twin sister Angela G. Martino of Newport, RI. He leaves two nephews, Ronald and his wife Joyce Kennedy of East Hartford and William LaVigne of Longview Washington. In addition, he leaves four great nephews; Tim and his wife Noel Kennedy, Christopher Kennedy, Ronald LaVigne and Craig LaVigne. Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 12:30 PM for a Celebration of Life service to take place at 1:00 PM at the Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home 318 Burnside Ave. East Hartford, CT 06108. Burial will follow in Hazardville Cemetery in Enfield. For online condolences please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com.