Edward C. Martin, 88 of Pleasant View Avenue, Smithfield, passed away on Monday September 15, 2014 at the Hebert Nursing Home. He was the husband of Dorothy S. (Souza) Martin. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Lucien and Rose (Cardosa) Martin. Mr. Martin was an assistant manager for the Kennedy Clothing Company before he retired. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and also served in the SeaBee’s. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 916, Wakefield, the Primmer-Cordeiro Post 5385, East Providence and was also a past President of the Warren Avenue Business Association. Besides his wife he leaves two daughters, Kathleen A. Boulay of Berkley, Ma. and Deborah M. Sevegny of Coventry. He was the brother of the late Dorothy M. School. His committal service will be held on Friday at 10:30 AM in the chapel at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 301 South County Trail, Exeter. Everyone attending is asked to meet at the administration building at the entrance of the cemetery for 10:15. Contributions in his memory to the SeaBee Musuem, 21 Iafrate Way, North Kingstown, RI 02852 would be appreciated. Please include on the memo line, “In Memory of Edward C. Martin”.