Thomas J Martin 92 passed away peacefully on Aug 8th after a brief illness.
He was a 1949 graduate of John Carroll University in Ohio. He then joined the United States Navy where he served as an officer for 20 years. Afterwards he served as a government consultant from which he retired.
Tom was an avid boatman and was a Lifetime Member of the Corinthian Yacht Club in Maryland where he served as Commodore, Treasurer/trustee and newsletter editor. He was also a Life member of the Northern Virginia Sail and Power Squadron.
He was a devout catholic and longtime parishioner at the Basilica of St. Mary in Alexandria. He was also a member of the Serra Club in which he took great pleasure.
Tom traveled the world and enjoyed the many cultures in the faraway places he visited. He especially enjoyed the cruises he took where he had made many new friends.
He is preceded in death by his father, mother and sister and leaves behind many relatives. Tom will be most remembered for his Santa Claus visits which he routinely made to his family every Christmas Eve.
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