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Martin F. White born January 1, 1931 in Brooklyn NY. Marty’s mother was Mary (May) Early White his father Martin White died before he was born. When he was born the attending physician suggested that his Aunt Sarah call an undertaker, instead she bathed him every day in olive oil and he grew and thrived. Marty grew up in Brooklyn spending his summers in Smallwood NY. His first job was running a planer in the Monticello Lumber Company in Monticello NY. Growing up in Brooklyn he was a member of the Park Circle Roller Skating Rink winning a medal in the 1944 National Convention and U. S. Amateur Roller Skating Championships.  

Marty was inducted into the United States Army on January 4, 1952. Serving his country honorably and faithfully as a medical technician in the 121st Evacuation Hospital, Korea. After serving in Korea Marty enjoy a long, successful career as a steamfitter in Local 638 from 1950 until he retired in 1993 as a life time member.

Marty and I became a blended family in 2000, as of today we have 55 children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren with more to come. 

Karen E. (deceased) and Kenneth Larson, Martin F and Jeanne White, Dr. Dennis and Lisa White, 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren with one on the way. My family has embraced Marty with mutual love and respect. Robin, John, Charles, Lucille, Pauline, Tommy, Andrew and Jenn. The great-grandchildren always so excited when we visited greeting us with hugs and kisses especially Grandpa Marty.

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A Tribute
by Yeelay Ip for Martin White, Honored by Wreaths Across America

We will miss Marty very much. Many years ago, Ellen and Marty opened our door to CountryLine Dancing. While Ellen taught the group to dance, Marty observed our mistakes and gave us individual instructions to improve our steps. During the last two years, Marty attended the Parking Lot Dancing Parties on roll walker. Yeelay remember walking, chatting and joking with Marty. Chion also got a chance to serve him. Love Yeelay and Chion
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A Tribute
by Yeelay Ip for Martin White, Honored by Wreaths Across America

We will miss Marty very much. Many years ago, Ellen and Marty opened our door to CountryLine Dancing. While Ellen taught the group to dance, Marty observed our mistakes and gave us individual instructions to improve our steps. During the last two years, Marty attended the Parking Lot Dancing Parties on roll walker. Yeelay remember walking, chatting and joking with Marty. Chion also got a chance to serve him. Love Yeelay and Chion

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Wreaths Across America (NAGVRW)
4 Point St
Columbia Falls, ME 04623
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December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Dottie Snatchko, Mary Hazelton, Susan Patten

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at a participating cemetery . Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

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