John D. Martins

John D. Martins, 65 , formerly of Cadorna Street passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at the home of his son.  He was the husband of the late Deborah A. (Bryden) Martins. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores he was a son of the late Manuel and Maria (Viveiros) Martins.   John was a Foreman for the Jonette Jewelry Company before he retired.  He was the President of the Portuguese Sporting Club in Providence and was an avid softball player. He leaves two sons, John D. Martins, Jr. and his wife Robin and Joseph E. Martins and his wife Wendy, three grandchildren, Hailey, Natasha and Nicole, two brothers, Joseph Martins and Manuel Martins. He was the brother of the late Antonio Martins. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 10:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Friday 4-8.