Gerald Orville Martin, 77, of Ardoch, Ontario, passed away on December 15, 2022. Gerald (Gerry) was born on September 8, 1945, in Kingston, Ontario to Winifred and James Martin. He was married to Joy Martin (nee Bishop) and had 2 children, Robert and William Martin.
Gerry worked for Bell Canada for 35 years and retired to North Frontenac where he was raised. He became involved in politics in 2010 by serving on Committees and then ran for Council in 2010. Gerry served 3 consecutive terms on the North Frontenac Council and was looking forward to continuing his work until being diagnosed with cancer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time his friends and constituents.
Gerry was predeceased by his wife, Joy Martin. He is survived by his children Robert (Jeanne) and William (Carol) as well as his grandchildren Robert, Ryan, Emily and Lucy.
A celebration of life will be held on January 7th from 11-2pm at the Plevna Hall in North Frontenac. Our family wishes to send our sincere thanks to Brenda and Donnie Martin who cared for Gerry at their home near the end of his life as well as the Palliative Care Team at Napanee Hospital.
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