March 7, 1947 - March 8, 2018

Middletown, NY

Michael Paul Martin, Sr. of Middletown, NY, a retired Mortgage Officer for Walden Federal Savings and Loan, and a longtime resident of the area, passed away unexpectedly on March 8, 2018 in Middletown. He was 71.

The son of Shirley Knight Martin and the late Paul Martin, he was born March 7, 1947 in Bronx NY.

Mike was passionate about God, his country and his family. He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam Era and he was a member of Goodwill Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

He was a friend to all and enjoyed helping anyone in need. He enjoyed serving with the Walden Rotary Club and volunteering as a Little League coach; he was an avid Yankee fan. He was also a member of the American Legion, G.P. Bettinger Post 1308, where he was a past Commander.

He will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his mother, Shirley Martin of Rock Wall, TX; son, Michael Martin, Jr. and his wife, Tammy of Pine Bush, NY; daughter, Jessica Hardy; eight grandchildren: Stefanie, Mackenzie, Jacob, Kurtis, Molly, Michael JP, Teddy, Calvin; great-grandson, Ehlanzo; siblings: Melanie Martin and husband, Anthony of Matamoras,PA, Stephen Martin of Rock Wall, TX, Barbara Ann Banks of Florida, John Banks and Theresa of California; two aunts, Beatrice Atkins of Pomona, NY and Phoebe Freeley of New York City; along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his sister, Sherryl Smith.

Memorial visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday, March 15 at Millspaugh Funeral Home, 22 Bank St., Walden, NY 12586. Funeral services will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Josh Stewart will officiate. Interment of ashes will be in Orange County Veteran's Cemetery, Goshen, NY.

Arrangements were made by Millspaugh Funeral Directors; for directions or condolences please visit millspaughfuneralhome.com