MARTIN, David Austin (Mort) — March 10, 1951 – December 29, 2016 Quietly at Woodbridge family home (built by Gordon 1954), wife Cherel (nee Granner) by his side, from C.A.D and bladder cancer. Father to Melissa (Sasa Jurisic), Brandy (Justin Cremascoli, Liliana and Christian) and Chase (TL Deguire). Affable son of late Gordon and Ethel, brother to Gary, Ronald, Robert, Wendy, late Pauline and Gord, brother-in-law to Marilyn and Earl. Toiling at Gordon's Shell and the Woodbridge Dairy Bar he married childhood sweetheart Sheri on August 11, 1975 in Weston and moved to Loretto (1978) to build Earl and Marion's home and raise a family. Acing auto repair at Centennial, he worked at Armbro, Phil's and Champion Road Machinery serving southern Ontario. He loved his family, malls, gossip, delivering dry one liners, tinkering, annual Christmas quests and hunting. Service held January 4, 2017 at John Thomas, interment in Alliston Union cemetery.
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