Obituary of Lucio Martins
Lucio Martins, 89, passed away on September 15, 2019 at Albany Medical Center following a brief illness.
He is survived by his sister Mary, her companion Frank; four sons John, Lucio Jr. David, and Tony; three nephews, Roy, Frank, and George; and a niece Christina; six grandchildren, Danielle, Christi, Lucio III, Samantha, Jillian, and Jessica; two great grand children, Alexia and Briella.
Lucio was born and raised in Nabainhos, Portugal to Eduardo and Libania. Becoming a U.S citizen in his teens, he embarked on a series of endeavors and accomplishments. From tailor’s apprentice to GM assemblyman to bar owner and construction carpenter, which included work on the World Trade Center towers and Yankee Stadium parking garage, Lucio was first and foremost a loyal husband and unwavering provider for his family.
Mr. Martins had a passion for gardening, building, and a remarkable kinship with animals. Lucio was the quintessential “Jack of all trades”.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday September 21st from 11am to 12:30pm at the A. J. Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 State Route 81, Greenville, followed by a funeral service at 12:30pm. He will then be buried in the Winston Cemetery in East Durham. Condolences can be posted at ajcunninghamfh.com.
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