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Richard Bertram Martin

September 19, 1958 - October 06, 2023


Obituary For Richard Bertram Martin

Beverly – Richard Bertram Martin 65, beloved husband of Deborah E. (Wolf) Martin, passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer, surrounded by his family.

Born and raised in Salem, he received his education in the Salem school system and was a graduate of Salem High School.

A lifelong resident of the North Shore, Rick held several positions at local industries such as the General Electric Company, New England Power Salem Station and lastly seventeen years with the MBTA as a bus operator at the Charlestown/Bennet garages.

In addition to his wife, he leaves behind his mother, Eileen Martin, daughters, Alicia Martin and Lindsey Lopez, seven grandchildren, two sisters, Carol Lavoie and Linda Prince and his four brothers, Tom, Kevin, Brian and David Martin.

ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held at the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. followed by a service in the funeral home at 5:00 p.m. to which relatives and friends are invited to attend. A private burial will take place following cremation. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923.


10 Oct


02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

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10 Oct

Prayer Service

05:00 PM

Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home 82 Lynn Street Peabody, MA 01960 Get Directions »
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  • 10/11/2023

  • 10/11/2023

    Rick Was a great person. Always had a big smile on his face and lived life to the fullest. One of the best neighbors I ever had and i'm gonna miss him so much. Deb You are in nicole and my prayers. Justin and Nicole McEachern

  • 10/10/2023

    I was very sorry to learn of Rick's passing. He was my neighbor for many years and he was a great neighbor, always helping out and doing for others. He will be missed very much by all who loved him. Deep condolences to Debbie and his family.

  • 10/09/2023

    R.I.P. Rick, Fly High!!

  • 10/09/2023

    Ricky it was always a pleasure having u as a bus driver. Your heart was so big. You were an amazing kind guy. Rip my friend you will be miss. Fly high.

  • 10/09/2023

    Paula Lucas

  • 10/09/2023

    I remember hanging with you as kids We always laughed . Always looked forward to seeing your smiling face. Still remember telling my son's years ago they were going to meet Ricky Martin. Well they were shocked!

  • 10/08/2023

  • 10/08/2023

    Dear sweet Rick. I will always love you and your family. Being my brother in-law. You were so much more. Friend , a great uncle to pat and Kelly. I have no words to thankyou for being a part of your family. Kelly , pat and I will always keep you and all our loving memories close to our ❤️. I love you Rick. I was so blessed to be there for you ,in my job.. all my coworkers who knew you loved you and your kind soul!!! Fly high my dear sweet man😇🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 ,

  • 10/08/2023

    R.I.P. my friend. Always a gentleman at work

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