Martin
Robert L.

Date de décès:
lundi 26 décembre 2011

source
L'Acadie Nouvelle, NB
2011-12-31

Robert L. Martin (1932 - 2011) Entouré de l’affection des membres de sa famille, Robert L. Martin est décédé à l’Hôpital Queensway Carleton, le lundi 26 décembre 2011, après avoir souffert pendant une quarantaine d’années de la maladie de Parkinson. Il laisse dans le deuil son épouse bien-aimée, Yvonne Landry, avec qui il a partagé 56 ans de sa vie et ses trois filles: Anne Matthews, d’Oshawa (Ontario), Michelle (Tim) Dyment Fanning, de McLean (Virginie) et Carole Martin, de Salt Spring Island (Colombie-Britannique). Il était très fier de ses petits-enfants Arielle Dyment, Samuel Dyment, Phillip Dyment, Rachel Dyment, Isaac Matthews, Brianna Matthews, Robert Matthews et Daniel Matthews. Orphelin en bas âge, il est resté très attaché à sa soeur Mona Martin et à ses frères Rudy (Joan) Martin, Norman (Henrietta) Martin, Jimmy (Cindy) Martin et Danny (Donna) Martin. Il laisse aussi dans le deuil ses demi-soeurs: Jackie Judge, Patsy Judge et Elizabeth Middleton; son demi-frère, Neal Wetmore; sa belle-soeur, Josephine (Nelson) Bujold, ainsi que plusieurs neveux et nièces qu’il aimait beaucoup. Il a été prédécédé par ses parents: Gérald et Marianne Martin; ses beaux-parents: Leonard et Phébée Landry; ses beaux-frères: Stanislas (Gabrielle) LeGresley, Léandre (Blanche) LeGresley, Leonard (Eulalie) LeGresley, Emile (Amanda) LeGresley; ses belles-soeurs: Sr Gertrude LeGresley et Raymonde (Joseph) Boucher. Le brigadier-général Martin est né à Martin, N. -B. Il détient un baccalauréat ès arts de l’Université St. Thomas et un baccalauréat en droit civil de l’Université du Nouveau-Brunswick. Il est aussi membre du Barreau du Nouveau-Brunswick. Il a, en outre, étudié le droit international public à l’Université de Paris durant l’année universitaire 1959-1960. En mai 1989, l’Université St. Thomas a décerné au Bgén Martin un doctorat (honoris causa) en droit. Il s’est enrôlé dans le Corps-école d’officiers canadiens (Infanterie) de l’Armée canadienne pendant ses études universitaires. Il s’est joint à la Force régulière de l’Aviation royale du Canada en 1957 et a servi successivement à Québec, à Paris et à Metz (France), ainsi qu’à Ottawa et à Montréal. Le Bgén Martin a aussi étudié au Collège d’état-major de l’Aviation royale du Canada, durant l’année 1965-1966, et au Collège de la Défense nationale, avant d’être promu à Brigadier-général (octobre 1986) et d’être nommé Juge-avocat général des Forces canadiennes, poste qu’il a occupé depuis novembre 1986. Il détient, depuis 1976, le titre d’officier de l’Ordre du Mérite militaire et, depuis 1987, le titre de conseiller de la reine. Nous exprimons notre vive gratitude aux membres de sa famille et à ses amis qui lui ont apporté amour, joie et réconfort. Nous adressons aussi nos sincères remerciements à Don, Janetta et Gus pour la qualité des soins qu’ils lui ont prodigués à domicile, au personnel médical de l’Hôpital Queensway Carleton et à tous ceux qui, tout au long de sa vie, lui ont manifesté leur affection. La famille recevra parents et amis au Centre commémoratif national du cimetière Beechwood, 280 avenue Beechwood, Ottawa, Ontario, le lundi 2 janvier, à compter de 13h. Un service aura lieu en l’espace sacré à 14h. Pour ceux qui le désirent, des dons à la Société du Parkinson seraient appréciés. L'Acadie Nouvelle, NB, 2011-12-31 --- ROBERT MARTIN Brigadier-General Robert L. Martin (ret'd) BA, BCL, LLD (Hon), OMM, CD, QC Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Armed Forces December 31, 1932 - December 26, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Bob passed away surrounded by the love of his family at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Monday December 26, 2011 after living with Parkinson's disease for almost 40 years. He is survived by the love of his life and loving wife of 56 years, the former Yvonne Landry, and his three daughters, Anne Matthews, of Oshawa, Ontario, Michelle (Tim) Dyment Fanning of McLean, Virginia and Carole Martin of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. He was a proud grandfather to Arielle Dyment, Samuel Dyment, Phillip Dyment, Rachel Dyment, Isaac Matthews, Brianna Matthews, Robert Matthews, and Daniel Matthews. Orphaned at a young age, he remained devoted to his sister Mona Martin and his brothers, Rudy (Joan) Martin, Norman (Henrietta) Martin, Jimmy (Cindy) Martin and Danny (Donna) Martin. He is also survived by his half sisters, Jackie Judge, Patsy Judge and Elizabeth Middleton, his half brother Neal Wetmore, his sister- in-law Josephine (Nelson) Bujold as well as nieces and nephews who were very special to him. He is predeceased by his parents Gerald and Marianne Martin. He was born in Martins, New Brunswick. He held a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Thomas University and a Bachelor of Civil Law degree from the University of New Brunswick. He was life member of the Law Society of New Brunswick and in 1959-60 attended the University of Paris were he studied Public International Law. In May 1989, the University of St. Thomas awarded BGen Martin an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. While attending university, he enrolled in the Canadian Officers Training Corps (Infantry) Canadian Army, joined the Royal Canadian Air Force, Regular Force in 1957 and served in Quebec City, Paris and Metz, France, Ottawa and Montreal. In the Office of the Judge Advocate General in Ottawa, he was Director of the following sections: Pensions, Advisory, Operations, Property, and Military Justice. After his promotion to Colonel, he was Deputy Judge Advocate General/Advisory; Deputy Judge Advocate General/Chief Judge Advocate, responsible for courts martial and appeals; and Assistant Judge Advocate General, Eastern Region, Mobile Command Headquarters, Montreal. He was the Director of Personnel Legal Services at National Defence Headquarters between 1980 and 1985, directly responsible to the Assistant Deputy Minister (Personnel) providing legal advice on personnel matters and, in particular, redress of grievances, appeals against the severity of sentence imposed by courts martial, boards of inquiry and summary investigations involving deaths and injuries. He was actively involved as Legal Adviser during the 1969 Montreal Police Strike; the 1970 October Crisis; the 1971 Kingston Riot; and the 1976 Montreal Olympics. From 1972 to 1985, he was the Permanent DND Coordinator for the Special Voting Rules and was responsible for arranging and administering the voting for members of the Canadian Forces and, where applicable, their dependents at federal and provincial general elections. BGen Martin attended the Royal Canadian Air Force Staff College in 1965-66 and the National Defence College prior to his promotion to Brigadier-General (October 1986) and his appointment as Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Armed Forces in November 1986. He was appointed to the Order of Military Merit in the grade of Officer in January 1976 and as Queen's Counsel in January 1987. Special thanks to his family and friends for their love, laughter and support. We also extend our heartfelt thanks to his homecare workers, Don, Janetta, and Gus, for their gentle care, to the medical staff at the Queensway Carleton Hospital and to the many people who cared for him over the years. Friends are invited to visit the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, on Monday January 2, 2012 after 1 p. m. until the Memorial Service in the Sacred Space at 2 p. m. Contributions in BGen Martin's memory may be directed to the Parkinson's Society (Ottawa, Ontario). Published in The Ottawa Citizen on December 31, 2011

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