Martin, Amidie Joseph Albert “Al”

MARTIN, ALBERT wApril 10, 1934 – July 11, 2014
at the age of 80 years

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated on July 18, 2014 @ 11:00 am at our Lady of the Lake Parish, 2385 Golf Course Drive, Blind Bay, BC.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Albert Martin on July 11, 2014.  Albert was born in the town of Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan.  He spent his working life in Coquitlam.  Albert retired at age 55 and moved with his wife Nora to Chase, BC.

Albert will be remembered for his love of life and his enjoyment of music, fishing and curling.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed giving back to the community.

Albert was predeceased by his mother Yvonne, father William, brothers Adrian, Marcel and Gilles, sister, Terry and son, Glen.  Albert is survived by his wife Nora, daughter Arlene, son Larry, stepdaughters Maureen (Gerald), Janet (Dwayne) and Lisa (David), brothers Roland (Pam), Lou (Terry), Maurice (Donna), sisters Clare, Jeanette, Vivian, Rachel (Ray), sisters-in-law Laurette, Sally and Marie, grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family extends their thanks and gratitude to the nurses and staff of Marjorie Willoughby Hospice. Donations are gratefully accepted to Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home, 72 Whiteshield Crescent S., Kamloops, BC, V2E 2S9.

Online condolences may be sent through Albert’s obituary at


  1. As Larry’s youngest son I send my condolences with my dad Larry. Though we lost contact we always loved him. May he R.I.P.

  2. Nora, so sorry to read about Al’s passing.
    He was always so cheerful and you just knew he loved you so very much.
    Thinking of you.

  3. Dear Auntie Nora,
    With sincere love I have fond memories of Uncle Al, he always brought a smile to my face. His humour and quick wit will last in my memories.
    Dear Nora,
    Esther Wunderlich sends her prayers and love.

  4. Dear Auntie Nora,
    We are sending our love and prayers during this very sad time. We are so glad we got to visit with you both at your home in Chase. Al was a man who enjoyed life and we’ll remember his humour and stories. Sorry we cant be there with you, but you and the family will be in our thoughts Friday.
    love and hugs from all of us.

  5. My dear Auntie Nora I am sending hugs. Imagine having had such a joyous man in your life … Al brought smiles to my face whenever together at Wunderlich family gatherings. Music such a soothing part of life and from what I remember hearing his family was full of music.
    Sad that such a person had to be taken so early.
    Thoughts are with you, Maureen, Janet, Lisa and their families and of course the Martin clan.
    Love Cille (Lucille) Wunderlich

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