Mark MartineauDecember 04,2012
Mark T. MartineauMark T. Martineau
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Mark Thomas Martineau, 36, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
He was born June 23, 1976, the son of Antonio Paul Martineau and Kathy Redford.
He was raised in Lakewood, Calif., and attended Lakewood High School.
He joined the U.S. Army and served in the Army Reserve.
He recently returned to school, graduating with a bachelor’s degree, and was pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at the time of his death.
He had moved to Barre, Vt., and worked at Cabot Creamery, then returned to California. Recently he was self-employed in real estate mortgages and sales.
He enjoyed his motorcycle, and every Christmas dressed as Santa, he rode his motorcycle to an orphanage and dropped off presents to the children.
Survivors include his parents; four brothers, Paul, Brian, Keven and Michael Martineau; and his fiancée, Jennifer Wright, all of the Los Angeles area.
Calling hours were held at the Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Funeral services were held at St. Cyprian Church in Long Beach on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day, 1700, Cascadia Earthquake, Magnitude 9 plus, strikes West Coast with tsunami effects felt as far away as Japan; in 1885, troops loyal to Sudanese Mohammad Ahmad conquer Khartoum; in 1992, Boris Yeltsin untargets U.S.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 971 AD, Southern Han war elephant corps defeated by Song Dynasty troops bowmen; in 1870, Montana, Marias massacre, U.S. kills 173 Native Americans; in 1941, Charles Lindbergh recommends neutrality pact with Nazis.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Bryanna Allen reports Castleton Downtown hosts open house, fire in Springfield leaves family without a roof of their own, suspected Bosnian war criminal trial goes to jury, Brent Curtis reports Rutland Town budget set to rise.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Bill in Legislature proposes naming beagle Vermont state dog; Associated Press looks back at year in opiate abuse; Shapiro's in Brandon soon to close after 75 years; probe shows illegal online gun sales booming.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1861, JEFFERSON DAVIS resigns from the U.S. Senate to become president of the Confederate States of America, in 1908, NYC passes law forbidding women from smoking in public; in 1968, B-52 crashes, loses H-bomb.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Aldermen debate request for $75K from Zamias Fund for Wonderfeet museum, Bryanna Allen covers CSC Spring Convocation, proponents of sugary drinks tax meet press at State House, Neal Goswami reports revenue forecast for state.