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Emilio Martin, 89, Of Mount Vernon

Emilio Martin
Emilio Martin Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Emilio Martin, a Mt. Vernon resident, died May 15. He was 89.

Martin was born Nov. 21, 1924 in New Brunswick, N.J., to Constantino and Hilaria Martin. He was the owner of Martin & Martin Meat Market in the Bronx for 40 years, retiring in 1996.

Martin is survived by his children, Emilio Martin, Carmen Della Vecchia, Fay Martin-Collabolletta and Tino Martin; brothers, Frank and Julio Martin; sister, Connie Martin Sanz; seven grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; and wife, Ascension.

Calling hours are Monday, May 19 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 20 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either The Diabetes Association , Meals-on-Wheels or (AA & MDSIF) Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation .

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