Homer Martin Passes

In Loving Memory of Homer Martin
Published: May 6, 2023 02:16 pm EDT

Longtime harness racing industry participant Homer Martin of Elmira, Ont. passed away peacefully at Wellington Terrace, Fergus on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at the age of 82. 

Shared 61 years of marriage with his loving wife Melinda (Weber) Martin. Blessed with three children Valerie Catlos (Terry), Rod (Karen) Martin, Geoff (Laurie) Martin. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Alex Catlos, Erika Catlos (Blaine) Natalie Catlos; Mandy (Brandon) Leis, Tori Martin, Meghan Martin (Matthew); Scott (Hannah) Martin, Kate Martin. Survived by sister Erla and Oscar Weber, brothers and sisters-in-law Earl and Alice Martin, Anna Weber, Dorothy Weber, Verna Weber, Paul and Shirley Weber. 

Predeceased by his parents Amos and Magdalena Martin, brother Cecil Martin, brothers-in-law Clayton Weber, and Enoch Weber. 

A memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at Floradale Mennonite Church, 22 Florapine Rd., Floradale. The service will be livestreamed and can be accessed on Homer’s tribute page of the funeral home website. 

Many thanks to the Glen Oak neighbourhood team at Wellington Terrace for the superb care Homer received. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Wellington Terrace would be appreciated and may be made through the Dreisinger Funeral Home.

Please join Standardbred Canada in offering condolences to the family and friends of Homer Martin.