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19. Robert William Martin was born on 10 August 1932 in Vinalhaven, Knox County, Maine, USA. He died on 27 January 2011 at the age of 78 in Rockport, Knox County, Maine, USA. RobertW. Martin
Jan 31, 2011
//VINALHAVEN — Robert William Martin, 78, a lifelong resident of Vinalhaven, died Jan. 27, 2011, at Penobscot Bay Medical Center in Rockport. Born in Vinalhaven on Aug. 10, 1932, he was the son of James M. and Laura (Burgess) Martin. He attended schools in Vinalhaven and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. While serving on the front line in Korea, Martin received the Presidential Unit Citation. He married Irene Brown in 1955.
Mr. Martin worked at Clyde Bickford Lobster Company and later Bay State Lobster Company until the company closed its operation on Vinalhaven. Martin then worked as a sternman for his brother-in-law Austin Grant of North Haven and several others until he retired in 2000. He was a member of the VFW Post 4169 in Vinalhaven.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Martin of Vinalhaven; two sons, Roland C. Martin of Vinalhaven and Edwin J.Martin of Seabrook, N.H.; two sisters, Harriet Warren and Annette Philbrook,both of Vinalhaven; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his daughter-in-law, Pauline Martin; his brothers, Charles Smith and Malcolm Martin; and his sisters, Gertrude Burgess and Roseanne Grant.
In keeping with his wishes, there are no public services planned. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family at Brown’s Head Cemetery in Vinalhaven.
Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain St. in Camden. Condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Martin family by visiting their book of memories at longfuneralhomecamden.com. He served in the military in Korean War, US Army. Robert was buried in Brown's Head cemetery, Vinalhaven, Maine.

Robert William Martin and Irene F. Brown were married on 18 June 1955.9
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Bride Name: BROWN IRENE F
Bride Town/State: NORTH HAVEN, ME
Groom Name: MARTIN ROBERT W
Groom Town/State: VINALHAVEN, ME
Date of Marriage: Saturday June 18, 1955

Irene F. Brown was born (date unknown).

Robert William Martin-66827 and Irene F. Brown-66828 had the following children:

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Roland C. Martin was born (date unknown).

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Edwin J. Martin was born (date unknown).