North Grosvenordale- George Henri Martin, 82 of Riverside Drive died peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday November 29, 2007. He was the beloved husband of Theresa (Lariviere) Martin for 59 years. Born in Thompson, he was the son of the late Ferdinand and Marie Rose (Aubin) Martin.
Mr. Martin worked as a machinist for Webster Spring and then for General Spring for 33 years retiring in 1994. He was a WW II Army veteran. He loved to drive his car and go sightseeing accumulating on average approximately 50,000 miles each year.
Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, George Paul Martin and his partner Richard Niewiera of Sterling, MA, Richard J. Martin and his fiancé Leslie Elgin of Danielson, and Raymond F. Martin and his wife April of North Grosvenordale; a daughter-in-law, Arlene Martin of Putnam, two sisters, Theresa Chauvin of Thompson and Leona Strzelewicz of Wilsonville, CT; three grandchildren, Jennifer Chabot, Christine Martin-Chatelle and Eric Martin; two great grandchildren Ella and Cassidy Chabot and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Paul Martin and brother of the late Alvia Burbee.
At Georges request, funeral arrangements are respectfully omitted and were entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home.