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Andrew L. Martin

Wilton, N.H. — Andrew L. Martin, 65, of Wilton, died July 27, 2013, after a brief illness. He was born in Lebanon, N.H., on July 25, 1948, the son of Harold and Rita (Castonguay) Martin. Andrew grew up in Lebanon and graduated from Lebanon High school in 1966. Following his graduation Andrew attended the New Hampshire Vocational College in Manchester, N.H., and earned an Associate’s Degree in Machine Tool Technology. He was a very talented machinist and mold maker and worked for Hitchiner Manufacturing Corp, Hy-Ten, Johnson Precision and most recently for DEKA as a research and development machinist and mold maker. He also ran his own mold making shop, Martin Mold, Inc., of Wilton. Andrew married his loving wife, Janet (Beebe) Martin on Oct. 3, 1981. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Andrew was a very good woodworker and loved to hunt and fish. He and his family enjoyed many hunting and fishing trips to their camp in Pittsburg, N.H. He was a longtime member of the NRA and the Pinnacle Mountain Hunting Club in Lyndeborough, N.H. He and his wife Janet traveled to Alaska many times and enjoyed the wildlife and wilderness that only Alaska holds. Andrew will be sadly missed.

Andrew is survived by his wife of 32 years, Janet; two sons, Wesley Edward Martin and his wife, Elizabeth, of Richford, Vt., and Christopher David Martin and his wife, Gina, of Keene, N.H.; and one daughter, Maria Anne Hall and her husband, Norman, of Wilton; four brothers, Ronald (Buster) LaBombard, Edward LamBomard, Albert Martin, Bryn Martin; two sisters, Lorraine Mosleey, Marie Guerin; also many nieces and nephews.

Andrew was blessed with six grandchildren, Silas, Eli, Gaetara, Keegan, Madelyn, and Abigail.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association of New Hampshire, 2 Wall Street, Manchester, NH 03101, or through their website at www.Heart.org/Newhampshire.

Family and friends are warmly welcomed to calling hours on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the Michaud Funeral Home Chapel, 32 Maple Street, Wilton.

A celebration of Andrew’s life will take place in the Michaud Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m., in Wilton, on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Burial will be in the Laurel Hill Cemetery, Wilton.

The arrangements are in the care of the Michaud Funeral Home, 32 Maple St., Wilton. To view an online obituary or leave a condolence, please visit our web site at www.michaudfuneralhome.com.