MSGT Martin P. Lodge Jr.
United States Marine Corp, Retired
February 6, 1949 - July 24, 2019
MSGT Martin P. Lodge Jr. USMC (ret), passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the age of 70.
He was born and raised in Bath, NY to Elaine and Martin P. Lodge Sr.
He joined the Marines at the age of 18 two days after graduating from Haverling High School and proudly served his country from 28 June 1967 – 21 November 1987. After the military he worked for the same DOD government contractor at JITC for 19 years.
He is survived by his two sons Martin P. Lodge III (Kerry) and Gregory S. Lodge (Catherine), four grandchildren Rachael M. Lodge, Samantha A. Lodge, Martin P. Lodge IV, and Maddisen R. Lodge; and great granddaughter Gia Rose Lodge. He has four siblings, Michael Lodge, Marjean Nielsen, Dean Conley (Janice), and Barrie Conley. He was married to Nancy A. Lodge for 35 years. He is preceded in death by his stepfather George Conley, parents Elaine Conley and Martin P. Lodge Sr., as well as his youngest brother Brian Conley.
Memorial service will be at 10:00 am on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Hatfield Funeral Home on South Hwy 92 in Sierra Vista. Interment will follow at Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery military honors at 12:00 pm. A celebration of life reception will be held at American Legion Post 52, 1:00 PM.