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Friday February 08, 2019

MARTIN, Arthur William Robert “Art” – passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Friday, February 8th, 2019 in his 82nd year.  Beloved husband of Judy Martin (nee Okrainytz) of Simcoe.  Loving father & grandfather of Paul Martin (Sarah) of Belleville, their sons Reid & Alex:  and Heather Martin (Daryl Bishop) of Vancouver.  Art taught high school for 30 years in the business department at Simcoe Composite School while also coaching the football team for many years.  He was “the man behind the camera” at functions around town.  He was the official photographer for the Hamilton Tiger Cats & the CFL for nine years.  For over 3 decades he photographed football at Queen’s & Western University where he was inducted into both schools halls of fame.  His true passion was football and his love for Queen’s University.  Friends are invited to share their memories of Art with his family at the JASON SMITH FUNERAL CHAPEL, 689 Norfolk St. North, Simcoe where a memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  A private interment of ashes will be held at a later date.  Those wishing to donate in memory of Art are asked to consider the Doug Hargreaves Memorial Athletic Award –, the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.  Personal online condolences at  (519) 426-0199

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