August 5, 1946 ~ October 22, 2021

Born in: Long Branch, NJ
Resided in: Jupiter, FL

Services

Visitation: October 29, 2021 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Second Visitation: October 29, 2021 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Mass: October 30, 2021 9:30 am

St. Patrick's R C Church Smithtown
280 E Main St
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787


Interment:

Pinelawn Memorial Park
2030 Wellwood Avenue
FARMINGDALE, NY 11735


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  1. candleDear Mrs. Martin, dear Rich, we send you our love and condolences on the passing of Mr. Martin. We will always remember his lion heart, and his tender hug, as well as all of the beautiful memories that we shared together. May his Soul be Resting in Peace and Love with our Lord.

  2. Mr. Martin was a great friend and neighbor. He was always so kind to my boys, making time to talk to them. Our thoughts and prayers to Mrs. Martin and their son Rich. Rest In Peace.

  3. To our cousin Dickie, we have many happy memories when we visited in Hopewell Junction. May you Rest In Peace.
    Cousin Jimmy and Carol Reilly

  4. candleDear Benna and Rich, our condolences on the passing of Richard.
    We will always stay with the good memories from the time we spend together, especially the one we spent in Acapulco for New Year.
    Fly high Richard and Rest and Peace.🙏🏻

  5. Dear Rich,
    I remember how proud your parents and grandparents were when you became a member of ” New York’s Finest” and I believe you are reunited with them now.
    Cousin Larry and Sheila Reilly.

  6. candle“Mr. Martin,
    I’ll come by to see you at the resort”— Patrick, Aruba, Aug 1995. You were always a fan and I thank you. You’re certainly one to leave a lasting impression and continue to do so. I send you and all your loved ones my warmest regards.

    Dear Rich and Mrs. Martin,
    I send you both peace and loving wishes, giving you a big hug at this moment.

    With Love,
    Patricio

  7. candleDear Mrs. Martin and Rich,

    I’m sending my heartfelt condolences and love to the both of you. May you always be guided by Mr. Martin’s love, protection and compassion. I have many fond memories growing up with your family. May Mr. Martin rest in eternal peace.

    Warmest Sympathies,

    Buddy Mogavero

  8. candleRich, You were a solid man ,a loving husband and father .You chose an honorable position
    ‘and performed it the best way you could .I remember you as a country boy who later worked in and protected the rights of those who lived in the city. I choose to remember you as the country boy who
    emulated Marshall Dillon from Gunsmoke.

  9. candleDear Mrs. Martin and Rich,
    Our deepest condolences on the passing of beloved Mr. Martin. May he Rest In Peace and his memory live on forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, the family, and his loved ones.
    With love,
    Claudia, Ben, Sofia and Camila

  10. Benna and Richard…
    John and I are heartbroken with the news of Rich. Although our friendship began later in life…we ALWAYS had the best time..with sooo many laughs.
    We are surrounding you with love at this time dear friend.

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