William B. Martin Jr., 66, of Middleboro and Kingsbury Plantation, ME, died unexpectedly after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Joyce M. (Nagel) Martin, son of the late William B. and Anne (Onishuk) Martin, and brother of the late Dennis Martin. William was a retired mason, having worked for the Local 3 Bricklayers Union in Boston for more than 40 years. He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Middleboro. His greatest joy was watching his grandsons play on their various sports teams. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed the outdoors, especially at his second home in Maine. Survivors include his wife Joyce; daughter Kelly Martin Malone and her husband Michael, of Middleboro; two grandsons, Brennan Malone, 11, and Connor Malone, 9, of Middleboro. He was the father of the late William A. Martin. Visiting hours will be held in the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak St. Middleboro, on Monday, January 4th from 4-7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Church, 340 Centre St. Middleboro, on Tuesday, January 5th at 10 am. Following Mass, Bill will be laid to rest next to his son Billy in Titicut Parish Cemetery, North Middleboro, followed by a reception at the Middleboro Elks Lodge at 24 High St. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to "William Martin Memorial Fund" (which will be used to support Middleboro youth sports) c/o Eastern Bank, 151 Campanelli Dr., Middleboro, MA 02346.
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