joseph martin
Joseph H. Martin, 85, of Follansbee, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2006 in the Valley Hospice Palliative Care Unit, Steubenville, OH. Born December 10, 1920 in Steubenville, he was the son of the late Frank and Grace Wilson Martin. Joseph was also preceded in death by his wife Betty Freshour Martin, son Joseph Franklin Martin, two brothers and one sister. With 39 years of service, Joseph retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as an engineer in the Engineering Department. He was Protestant by faith and a member of the WSX 25-Year Club. Joseph’s survivors include his son James B. Martin and his wife Pamela of Follansbee; two grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Please consider a contribution in memory of Joseph to the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. We knew your father well, I worked with him at the mill. He was such a kind and caring man. He and my father were very good friends also, and played golf together on the week ends. You have our sincere condolences.

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