Mary Martin

Obituary of Mary L Martin

Mary was born to Donald Minard Sr and Nancy (Touhey) Becker in Poughkeepsie, New York, where she grew up and lived most of her life.  One of Mary’s most cherished accomplishments was getting her CNA license in the year 1999.  Taking care of people was what Mary thrived to do.  Mary met her soulmate Jimmy Brink in early 1995 and they shared many happy years together.


Mary is preceded in death by her soulmate Jimmy Brink, her parents Donald Minard Sr and Nancy (Touhey) Becker, Stepfathers Fred Touhey Sr, and Fred Becker Sr. 

Mary is survived by her children Tanya Lindh Poughkeepsie NY, Joseph Martin (Jillian) Massena NY and Meghan Martin (Nick) Poughkeepsie NY, Her Brothers Donald Minard (Rene) Washington State and Fred Touhey (Vera) Hopewell Junction, NY, and her sisters, Elena Touhey Ocala FL, Nancy Wetherington (Cliff) St Augustine FL and Dana Scheiner (Cliff) Hastings, FL.

Mary is also survived by her Grandchildren Tiana Richards, Kearra Richards, Rhian Richards, Julianna Burney, Joseph J Martin, Violette Martin, and Roman Martin, Several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces, and Nephews.


A Service will be announced at a later date.


For those that would like to the family is asking that donations be made in Mary’s name to

Hope on a Mission which is a street outreach ministry seeking to restore dignity, with love & grace, to homeless, addicted women (and men) in the streets of Poughkeepsie, NY, and beyond.  They offer several ways to donate.  More information can be found at

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