Obituary of Gary Paul Martinus
EAST GREENBUSH - Gary Paul Martinus, 75, of East Greenbush, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home.
Gary was born August 30, 1946, in Adrian, Michigan, the son of the late Joseph and Lela (Elwyn) Martinus.
He was an officer in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam war, and was a Manager for NYS office of temporary and disability assistance for over 26 years before retiring in 2002. Gary was graduate of SUNY Albany and was a member of the Kappa Beta fraternity. Gary loved to fly fish, hunt, read and do wood working.
He was Predeceased by sister Beth Martinus.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years Linda K. Brekka, and a brother Steve Martinus
Friends and family are invited to his calling hours Saturday evening 4-6 at the Rockefeller Funeral Home 165 Columbia Tpk, Rensselaer. The family has requested that those who wish to attend wear a mask. Interment will be in the Saratoga National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Gary’s name to the Alzheimers Association 4 Pine West Plaza #405, Albany, NY 12205.