Kenneth G. Marti of Manchester, beloved husband of the late Dorothy L. Marti, died Saturday December 18, 2021. Born in Newark, New Jersey December 8,1931, he was the son of the late Gottfried and Maurine Marti.
Ken was raised in Arlington, New Jersey. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea during the Korean Conflict. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1956. In 1957 he married Dot and settled in Manchester in 1961 where they raised their four children. Ken was an engineer for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft for 33 years until his retirement in 1992.
He is survived by his children Louisa Marti of Manchester, David Marti and his wife Kathy Banas Marti of Windsor, Douglas Marti of Manchester and Patricia Marti and her husband James Gray of Cambridge, MA; his grandchildren Katherine and Kristen Marti; and Emily, Isabella and Thomas Gray; his sister Joan Uht and his brother J. Bruce Marti; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the nurses, aides, and staff at Brookdale South Windsor for the support and care given to Ken while a resident there. They especially want to thank his aide, Lawrence, for the outstanding care, compassion, and companionship provided to their dad over the past 3 ½ years.
Family and friends may call at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 West Center Street, Manchester on Wednesday, December 29, from 11:30-1:30, followed by burial in East Cemetery, Manchester. For online condolences please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or the Appalachian Mountain Club.
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