Peacefully surrounded by his family, Martin Bateman passed away at Lambton Meadowview Villa on Monday, September 23, 2014 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Dorothy. Cherished brother of Betty Bailes, Maureen Bailes, Mavis Lewis, Harold Bateman and Charles Bateman. At Martin’s request there will be no funeral or visitation. Cremation has taken place. A private interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers Martin’s family has asked that donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, and can be arranged by calling the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia (519) 882-0100. Memories, pictures and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.