The Life of Neoklis John Sr. Martin
MARTIN Neoklis "Nick" John Martin, Sr., age 62, of Laurel Ave. Derby, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 in Bridgeport Hospital. He was the devoted husband of 38 years to Eileen Krause Martin. He was born in Derby on November 30, 1948 son of the late John P. and Irene (Tyropolis) Martin and was a life long Derby resident. Nick was a dedicated U.S. History Teacher in the Park City Magnet School in Bridgeport for 32 years until his retirement. He was a Past Captain of the Hotckiss Hose Company and a member of the Board of Valley Umpires Association. He was Inducted into the CT ASA Softball Hall of Fame in 2007 He is the beloved father of Neoklis J. Martin, Jr. and Christine Fisher and her husband Farrest all of Derby. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Lois Horky, a good friend Charlie Moore and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home 253 Elizabeth St. Derby. His funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Monday at 10:15 a.m. for a Service in St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, Orange at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia. Memorial contributions may be made to the Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Center at Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant Street. Bridgeport, CT 06610.