Frank Martines, Sr.

Obituary of Frank W. Martines, Sr.

Frank W. Martines Sr., age 97, passed away peacefully at St. Andre Health Care facility in Biddeford, Maine on March 25, 2020. Frank was the son of the late Margaret and William Martines, born on October 4, 1922, in Somerville. He grew up in Bedford and ran Bedford's Blue Ribbon Dairy with his family. He was a U.S. Navy radar technician during WWII, and throughout his life was fascinated by radar technology, which lead to a long career in the field of electronics at ITEK. Frank and and his late wife Bette spent their retirement years in New Hampshire and West Palm Beach, Florida. He is survived by son-in-law David J. Winston; granddaughter April (Marshall) & Jon Horne; great-granddaughters Ava and Anya; granddaughter Layla (Marshall) & Mark Fabrizio, Jr.; great-grandsons, Joseph and Max; grandson David Martines & Kerry; great-grandchildren, Will and Murielle; granddaughter Tara Martines; great-grandson Parker; and many nieces, nephews. He is predeceased by his loving wife of 75 years Bette (Elizabeth Collins) Martines, his daughter G.E. Marshall-Winston, his son Frank W. Martines, Jr., his brother William Martines, Jr. and his wife Naomi (Spell), his sister Mary (Martines) Lentine and her husband Anthony Lentine, and sister Alice Sullivan. Burial was in Shawsheen Cemetery, Bedford.
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