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Anthony F. "Tony" Martin

January 30, 1946 ~ July 10, 2022 (age 76)


Anthony Frank Martin, 76, passed away at home, with his loved ones by his side, Sunday, July, 10, 2022.

Tony was born in Utica, January 30, 1946, a son of the late Frederick D. and Angeline J. (Saldarelli) Martin. He was raised and educated locally and a graduate of Oriskany Central High School. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam Era.

On May 26, 1973, Tony was joined in marriage to Sharon Zaleski; and they have shared over forty-nine loving years of marriage, living and raising their family in Oriskany.

He was employed as a Mason-Plasterer at the Oneida Correctional Facility for over thirty years.

A loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather, Tony is survived by his beloved wife, Sharon; two daughters and sons-in-laws, Jodie and David George, and Audrey and Nathan Douglass; grandchildren, David and Anthony George, and William, Belle, and Jameson Douglass; sister and brother-in-law, Marlene and James Kernan; and also several nieces, nephews, and friends.

His Mass of Christian Burial, with Military Honors, will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m., at St. Mary of Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Parish. Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m., at The Matt Funeral Home, 700 Rutger St., corner of Mohawk St., Utica.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Anthony Martin, please consider donations to the Oriskany Fire Department or Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. of Oneida County at

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July 13, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Matt Funeral Home
700 Rutger Street
Utica, NY 13501

Mass of Christian Burial
July 14, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Mary of Mt. Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Parish (Utica)


Oriskany Fire Department
708 Utica Street, Oriskany NY 13424
Tel: 1-315-736-3221

Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford NY 13413
Tel: 1-315-735-6484

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