Robert “Rocky” Martin
Robert Martin, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 20.
Martin was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Rockaway 24 years ago from Brooklyn and Staten Island. He was avid sports fan and financial analyst who also served on the Mayors Committee and was the past mayor of Roxbury.
He is survived by his wife, Lynda Griffin Martin; brother, Kenneth Martin (Deanna); sister, Karen Armstrong (Robert); godmother, Catherine Bottaro; cousins, Billy Ryan (Ruth) and John Ryan (Christene); and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Thomas More Church, Rockaway Point.