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Francis D. Martin

Obituary for Francis D. Martin

March 23, 2018


Francis D. Martin passed away Friday, March 23rd, 2018, at the age of 93. An original Levittown owner and founding member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Frank was born in Jeddo, Pa and proudly served our country during World War II in the United States Navy. He later worked as a machinist for US Steel while putting himself through college at Temple University. Upon graduating Temple with a Degree in Education, Frank began teaching at Middle Bucks County Technical School as a machinist instructor. He was also a former President of the Pennsbury School District.

Frank is survived by his former wife, Josephine (nee Beretzki), and his children, David Martin, JoAnn Martin, and Daniel (Joan) Martin. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Caitlin, Jeremy, Joshua, Kara, and Tor, and his sister, Betty Pataki.

Family and friends are invited Frank's Military Service and Interment on Friday, March 30th, at 2:30PM at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Rd., Newtown, PA 19047. You are also invited to Frank's Funeral Mass on Tuesday, April 3rd, at 10AM at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 1731 Hulmeville Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020.

Services provided by Beck Givnish Life Celebration Home, 7400 New Falls Rd., Levittown, PA 19055. To share your fondest memories of Frank, please visit

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