Josephine “Jo” Frances Martin - May 27, 2016

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COXSACKIE – Josephine “Jo” Frances Martin, 85, passed away peacefully at the Albany County Nursing Home on Friday, May 27, 2016 after a long illness.  Josephine was born in New York City in 1930 to the late Raymond and Maria Milagro Echevarria.

     Survivors include her brother, Raymond (Maureen) Echevarria;  children, Linda Peterman, Robert (Kathy) Martin, Sharon Parker, and Christina (Don) Pickup;  grandchildren, JR (Tiffany) Dillard, Daryl Johnson, James Johnson, Steven (Ashley) Busch and Alexandria Busch;  as well as a number of great-grandchildren.  Josephine was predeceased by her husband, Glen S. Martin.

     Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Thursday, June 9th from 4 to 6 PM with a Celebration of Life Service immediately following at 6 PM.

     The family would like you to consider in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Josephine to The Parkinson’s Foundation, C/O Dr. Eric Molho Movement Disorders Clinic, 47 New Scotland Ave., MC 70, Albany, NY 12208.