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Joshua Michael Martino, 19

March 24, 2013

Joshua Michael Martino, 19, South Main Street, DuBois, Pa., died Monday, March 18, 2013, in Hawthorne, Nev., as a result of injuries sustained in a military training mission.

Born on May 28, 1993, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of Karen (Murdock) Perry of DuBois, Pa., and Vincent Martino of Brockway, Pa. They both survive.

He was a 2012 graduate of DuBois Area High School, where he was a member of the track, football and rifle teams.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.

Josh loved to travel and had recently participated in the People to People Program as a student ambassador traveling to Europe.

He was engaged to be married to Annastasia Srock in October of this year. She survives.

He was a Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corp. as a mortarman.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepfather, John A. Perry of DuBois, Pa.; three brothers, Anthony J. Perry and wife Jennifer of Moshannon, Pa., John V. Perry and wife Jodie of Beaver, Pa., and James M. Perry and wife Angela of Dallastown, Pa.; four nieces, Madison, Gabrielle, Mia and Isla Perry; a nephew, Caleb Bell; his maternal grandmother, Marjorie Murdock of DuBois, Pa.; two aunts, Pamela Murdock of DuBois, Pa., and Connie Mowrey of DuBois, Pa.; and two uncles, Dominic Martino of Naples, Fla., and Leonard Martino of Brockway, Pa.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Joseph Murdock; and his paternal grandparents, Leonard and Mercedes Martino.

Visitation will be held from noon to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home in DuBois.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, from St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Kresinski and Fr. David Foradori officiating.

Full military honors will be accorded at Morningside Cemetery.

Although flowers are appreciated, the family would prefer in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Josh Martino Track Scholarship Fund.

Donations may be made to any local S&T Bank.

Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter...
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