Obituary: Daniel V. Martin, 52

Obit - Daniel V MartinDaniel V. Martin, 52, of Canton and formerly of Southington, passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at John Dempsey Hospital.

Dan was born in Waterbury on September 18, 1963 and grew up in Southington. He worked at Applied Systems in Windsor. His most favorite pastime was boating on Highland Lake in Winsted with his wife, kids and close friends. Many wonderful times were spent on the lake. Dan routed for the New York Yankees and UCONN Huskies and he loved family trips to Disney World and Audis.

He leaves behind his beloved wife of 27 years, Betty (Neumann) Martin; his treasured twins, Alexandra Marie and Colin Jay; mother Barbara (Mulligan) Martin of Southington; two sisters: Mary C. Peterman and her husband Tom of Plantsville; Barbie Rizzo and her husband Paul of Plainville and a brother Frank Martin III and Susan of Hebron. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Louise Neumann of Bristol and two brothers-in-law: John Neumann of VT and Bob Neumann of VA and many nieces and nephews that he deeply loved: Marisa, Tyler, Matt, Lucas, Sophie, Austin, Derrick, Connor, and Rileigh. He was predeceased by his father, F. Jay Martin Jr.

Dan’s family wishes to thank the entire staff at the John Dempsey Hospital for their compassion and excellent care.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 18, 2016 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. For online condolences and directions, please visit

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