Tappan Zee High School


Wallace B. Martini, a longtime South Nyack resident passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2002, he was 81 years old. Born in Piermont, NY on October 14, 1920 to Howard and Sadie Wandle Martini. Wally attended and graduated from Tappan Zee High School. He served in the United States Coast Guard from 1942 until 1945. Wally was employed as a Technician for Lucent Technologies in New York City, retiring in 1983 after working there for 43 years. He was an active member of Grace Episcopal Church in Nyack and a 53 year member of the Wawayanda Lodge #315 F.& A.M. Wally held various positions in the Village of South Nyack for the past 30 years. He was a 40 year member of the Orangetown Fire Company #1 of the Nyack Fire Department. He was a 40 year member of the Orangetown Housing Authority. He is survived by his wife of 44 years Mary Garvey Martini of South Nyack, NY. A niece Elizabeth H. Poole of Londonderry, NH and several cousins. He is predeceased by his sister Doris M. Poole. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at the Grace Episcopal Church at 11 am. Burial will follow at Rockland Cemetery in Sparkill, NY. Visiting will be held on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at the Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc. in Nyack. The Orangetown Fire Co. #1 will hold a firematic service on Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm. The Wawayanda Lodge will hold their service at 8:15 pm. Donations in his memory to the Salvation Army National Headquarters, 615 Slaters Lane, PO BOX 269, Alexandria, VA, 22313. HANNEMANN FUNERAL HOME, INC. 88 South Broadway, Nyack 845-358-0573