Reynolds J. Martin

Date of Passing:

February 19, 2019

Martin, Reynolds J., 87, of Miles Avenue, died peacefully on February 19, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Caroline J. (Dibble) Martin.

A lifelong resident of East Providence, he was the son of the late Jesse Reynolds Martin and Sylvia A. (Henwood) Martin.

Mr. Martin was a chemical formulator for Olin Chemicals for 33 years before retiring in 1993.

Reynolds was a member of the Sons of Italy Bowling League and enjoyed camping. He was a former member of the R.I. Teamsters.

Mr. Martin was a United States Navy Veteran.

Besides his wife of 62 years, he is survived by two daughters, Linda L. Chappell of Warwick and Jean E. Duranleau of Warwick; a son, Richard R. Martin of East Providence and five grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Raymond Martin, Vivian Ciallella, Effie McConnell, Leona Campagnone, Edith Bennett and Carol Ferreira.

His funeral will be held on Monday February 25, 2019 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a funeral service in Swan Point Cemetery Historic Chapel, Blackstone Blvd., Providence at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Swan Point Cemetery.

Calling hours are Sunday 2-4 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Reynolds memory to a charity of your choice would be deeply appreciated.

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8 Comments

  1. Dear Jean,
    My deepest condolences to you and your family in the loss of your father. My thoughts are with you all.

  2. Dear Aunt Jane , I will always think of Uncle Ricky with great fondness and respect. He was a very dear man with a wonderful sense of humor. In this difficult time, may peace and love surround you and your children. With Deepest Sympathy, Janie Martin Sanders

  3. My thoughts and prayers to all of Ricky’s family. Though I have not seen him in many many years my memories of him make me smile. I am sorry for your loss.

    Nancy Margerison Spencer

  4. Dear Jane, Linda, Jean, Richard and family,
    Ricky (Uncle Ricky) you will be sadly missed by all who know you. You were a kind, gentle person who deeply loved his family and cherished his friends. Your smile, quick wit and humor will never be matched. My heart aches with your passing but I thank you for all the great memories you gave us all.

  5. We at International Game Technology (IGT) express our sincerest condolences over the loss of Brian Duranleau’s grandfather, Reynolds Martin. Brian and his family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  6. Ricky (Uncle Ricky) you will be sadly missed by all who know you. You were a kind, gentle person who deeply loved his family and cherished his friends. Your smile, quick wit and humor will never be matched. My heart aches with your passing but I thank you for all the great memories you gave us all.

  7. May the sympathy and love of others and Gods words
    found in 2 Corin 1:2-4 give you the comfort you need
    at this time. With my sincere and deepest condolences.

  8. Dear Jean,
    I’m so sorry to hear about your Father. We were just speaking of your Dad the other day. May he rest in peace. God bless you and your Mother and of course your family. Love you, Mary Loura

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