Monday, February 26, 2018

Joseph Paul Martino (February 23, 2018)

Joseph Paul Martino age 82, of Greenville passed away at 1:30 AM on Friday, February 23, 2018, at his residence.

Joseph was born January 11, 1936, in Frenchtown to the late George Leonard & Eleanor Lenore Mary (Magoto) Martino. In addition to his parents, Joseph was also preceded in death by his brothers, Rodney, Robert, Ed and Tom Martino.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Carrol K. (Cool) Martino whom he married June 26, 1964; children, Anita Kay Hart of Greenville, Brenda Jo & Tim Brumbaugh of Greenville, Carla Sue & Loyd Wolfe of Greenville and Joseph Patrick & Melinda Martino of Greenville; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Rita Myers of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Joseph served in the U.S. Army. He retired after 30 years from Shraders Inc. where he was a retreader. Joseph was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus in Greenville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 233 West Third St. Greenville with Rev. Fr. John R. White celebrant. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Garden in Darke County. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM and Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Military honors will be conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Association of Darke County or St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through