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Harry Martin

August 3, 1937 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 84)

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Martin, Ernest Harry – Passed away peacefully on Friday September 24th, 2021, at Sakura House, Woodstock, in his 85th year. Devoted husband of Mary (née Hayes) for 56 years. Beloved father of Terry-Sue (Brad) Coventry, Tim Martin, Rob (Cindy Woodrow) Martin, and Andy (Julie) Martin. Cherished grandfather of Amy (Darryl) Bee, Shannon (Brandon) Morris, Duncan Martin, and Emma Martin. Proud great grandfather of Carter and Mason Morris. Dear brother of Len (late Lois), Don (Janet) and Bev (Bonnie) Martin. Survived by his sister-in-law Kathy Hayes. Predeceased by his brothers Gord and Wayne Martin. Harry was born and raised in Thamesford and dedicated many years of his life to his community; he was a volunteer firefighter with the Thamesford fire department for 30 years and was a past president of the Thamesford Lions club (1975-1976). He was also a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 793 for 47 years. Cremation has taken place and a private family service is being held at Brock and Visser Funeral Home, 177 Dundas Street W, Thamesford (519-285-2427). If desired, memorial contributions to the Thamesford Fire Department or VON Sakura House would be appreciated and may be arranged through the funeral home. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at


Private Service

Brock & Visser Funeral Home
177 Dundas St. West P.O. Box 152
Thamesford, ON N0M 2M0


Thamesford Fire Department
682820 Road 68 (Hwy 2), Thamesford ON N0M 2M0

VON - Sakura House
715180 Oxford County Rd 4 RR 5, Woodstock ON N4S 7V9
Tel: 1-519-537-8515

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