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Martin James Courneya
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1922
Detroit Lakes
Becker County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 2010
New Port Richey
Pasco County
Florida, USA


Published in St. Petersburg Times on December 25, 2010


Martin J. Courneya, 88, of Port Richey, FL. formerly of Hammond, IN passed away December 20, 2010 at his home to his illness of lung cancer. Martin was preceded in death by his parents: Gordon and Lila Courneya, and Marie Courneya. Martin served in the Army. He was affiliated with IBEW Local 697 for over 70 years and belonged to St. Michael Catholic Church as an usher for many years. He was a member of the Moose, VFW, and the American Legion. Martin is survived by sons: Martin G. Courneya of Colstrip, MT, Jeff Smith, (Debbie) of Forsyth, MT, Virgil Courneya (Helen) of Carson City, NV, James Franson of Kansas City, MO, and Charles Farinelli of Gary, IN; daughters: Andrea Sabo (Warren), Glaria Scheffler, Maryann Howard (Les) all of IN; step-children: Richard Schuman (Lorelei) Carol Bretcher of Port Richey, FL. and Pat Mankin of Texas; his estranged wife, Pauline; brother, Gene Courneya (Judy) of Hammond, IN; and sister, Patricia (Glenn) Savage of Texas. He was also survived by his former wife, Virginia Farinelli of Gary, IN. Martin is also survived by numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great granchildren. May his family find healing and preserve the memory of Martin for many years to come. Services are pending.

Family links: 
  Gordon Joseph Courneya (1903 - 1974)
  Lila Wilhelmina Kjorven Courneya (1902 - 1987)
  Marie Helen Delaney Courneya (1927 - 1999)
  Pauline Anastasopoulos Courneya (1923 - 2016)*
  Martin James Courneya (1922 - 2010)
  Lillian Aurelia Courneya Bement (1924 - 1995)*
  Eugene Gordon Courneya (1942 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint John Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Lake County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Clarice Courneya
Record added: May 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69335626
Martin James Courneya
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