Graveside Services Scheduled for Francis E. Martin

Graveside services for Francis E. Martin, 83 of Saranac Lake who died at AMC-Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid on Sunday April 1, 2012 have been set.

Francis was a life long resident of the area born on December 7, 1928 the oldest child of Benjamin and Margaret (McDonald) Martin.  He married Helen M. Callaghan on August 25, 1951 at the Church of the Assumption in Gabriels, New York. She predeceased him on November 26, 2004.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake, New York. A graveside service will take place at 1:30 PM on Saturday September 15, 2012 at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Bloomingdale, NY with military honors.  Memorial contribution may be made to the Tri-Lakes Humane Society or the Saranac Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at

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