Thursday, June 8, 2023

Services Scheduled: Dottie Martin – Library Volunteer


1928 – 2012

CORONADO – Dottie Martin, long-time island resident, and wife of Captain Richard W. Martin USN (Ret), passed away Saturday, May 12, at the age of 83. She was active as a volunteer at the Coronado Public Library and Coronado Hospital for many years, and was a member of American Mensa as well as local poetry and book groups.

Services will be held this Friday, May 18, 4 p.m., at Coronado Christ Episcopal Church, 1114 Ninth Street (at C Avenue). A full obituary on the life of Dottie Martin will follow in the weeks to come. Her husband, sons Rick and Jon, and daughters Cherry and Tracy survive her.

Joe Ditler
Joe Ditler
Joe Ditler is a professional writer, publicist and Coronado historian. Formerly a writer with the Los Angeles Times, he has been published in magazines and newspapers throughout North America and Europe. He also owns Part-Time PR (a subsidiary of Schooner or Later Promotions), specializing in helping Coronado businesses reach larger audiences with well-placed public relations throughout the greater San Diego County. He writes obituaries and living-obituaries under the cover "Coronado Storyteller." To find out more, write or call [email protected], or (619) 742-1034.