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Eugene C. Martin III

March 6, 1937 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 83)

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Eugene C. Martin III, (Gene) age 83, of Bethel Park departed this life on Wednesday July 29, 2020.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Clara B. (Kratz) Martin on August 13, 1997.

He is survived by his children: Barbara E. Taylor, Suzanne M. Martin-Cooper (Jim), Eugene C. Martin IV (Jessica) and special friend Marcia Agnelly.

Also five grandchildren: Martin E. Taylor, Clarice E. Taylor, Drew Z. Cooper, Ashlyn T. Cooper, and Adam L. Cooper.

His sisters: Mary Ann Leonard and V. Lynne Martin-Huber (Fred).

Also numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews and godchildren.

Gene spent 45 years in the operation of the family business: Martin's Auto Service in the West End.  He was a leader in Sea Scouting for years.  He served his churches, Pilgrim, Our Savior and Peace Lutheran holding almost every office at one time or another.  Also active in Walther League.

He served in the U S Army Reserves from 1960 to 1966 as a Sergeant.

Service will be private.  The service will be live streamed on Saturday at 10:00 AM at

Arrangements entrusted to the Readshaw Funeral Home, Inc. 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Peace Lutheran Church (107 Carol Dr., McMurray, PA  15317) or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

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Funeral Service
August 1, 2020

10:00 AM

Video is available for this event

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