image0000001b   MARTIN: Alvah, age 80, of Chatham passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the CKHA Sydenham Campus, Wallaceburg. He was born in   Chatham, son of the late Glen and Helen (Fox) Martin. Alvah farmed in the Tupperville area and was manager of Taylor Grain for many years. He was a member of Christ Church, Anglican, Dresden. Surviving is his loving wife, Joan (Brooker) Martin; two daughters: Linda Okrucky (Jeff) of Chatham, Lori Dorion (Dave) of Mitchell; two granddaughters: Carli Dorion (Troy) and Skye-Lynn Dorion. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He is predeceased by a sister and brother-in-law Lois and Guildford Butler. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home Wednesday February 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Michelle Collins-Wongkee officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Christ Church, Anglican would be appreciated and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at




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