Thomas Lee Martin Sr., 74, of Liberty passed away April 6, 2019,  at Waldo County General Hospital. He was born Nov. 24, 1944, in New London, Conn., the son of Robert and Estella (Whitford) Martin Sr.

Thomas joined the Army after high school,  serving as a heavy equipment operator during the Vietnam War. After serving his country he returned home and became a mechanic working at many places locally over the years.

Thomas enjoyed food and cooking as well as antique autos and horseshoes. He was a longtime active member of Liberty Masonic Lodge 111.

He was predeceased by his parents; his wife Donna (Porter) Martin; brother Robert Martin Jr.; sister Shirley Campo; and nephew Robert Chapman Jr.

He is survived by children Todd Martin of Liberty, Tammy Birkbeck and husband Gary Sr. of Thorndike, Thomas Martin Jr. and wife Ellie of Liberty, and Theresa Butler and husband Jim of Liberty; step-children Angie Anderson and husband Bill of Washington, and Spring Jackson and husband Troy of Appleton; siblings Beverley Chapman, Ronald Martin and wife Pam, and James and wife Wendy, all of Connecticut, and Debbie Martin and sister-in-law Pat, both of Vermont; grandchildren Crystal, Susan, Jarred, Kurtis, Stacey, Mike, Aimee, Gary Jr., Zachary, Jeremy, Garrett, Christopher, Travis, Desiree, Nathaniel and Jessica; many great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Liberty Masonic Lodge 111.

Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast.  Memories and condolences may be shared to the family at