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Joseph E. Martin Sr.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

all-around natural athlete

Joseph E. Martin, Sr., 76, of Macungie, died May 11, 2019, in Phoebe Ridgeland Health Center Nursing Home, Richlandtown.

He and his wife Regina “Gina” (Collier) Martin were married 43 years on Jan. 10.

He was the youngest son of the late William and Felisa (Asencio) Martin.

The vice president of sales and marketing for Dean Foods for 10 years and for Johanna Dairy for about 10 years, he was a loving husband and father with a great sense of humor.

He was an all-around natural athlete, an avid golfer and played baseball throughout his life.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters Tiffany Martin, Melissa Krupa and Melanie Dovidio; sons Jeffrey and Joseph Martin, Jr.; brother Robert; sisters Anita Hess and Felisa Owen; grandchildren Dominic Anderson, Nicholas, Courtney and Chelsey Dovidio, and Brandon Martin; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was the second youngest of 14 siblings.

There will be no services.

Interment at Ziegels Union Cemetery.

Condolences may be offered to the family at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at or by mail, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.