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Philip  James  Martin
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Obituary for Philip James Martin

Martin, Philip J.
(age 83)
Of McLean, VA died on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Tysons Woods Assisted Living surrounded by his family and caregivers. Beloved husband of Maureen Martin for fifty years; son of the late Philip Martin and Susan Lunney Martin; brother of Tom Martin (Nancy) and Jack Martin (Pat); brother-in-law of Joe Baranowski (Jenny), Don Baranowski (Melissa) and Mark Baranowski (Donna). He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Phil was an avid golfer and thirty-year member of Congressional Country Club, where he enjoyed his Tuesday Golf Group. He was a member of American Seniors Golf Association and International Seniors Golf Association. While at St. Joseph’s University he was captain of the golf team and carried a three handicap. During his lifetime, Phil made a Hole in One four times.
Phil graduated from St. Joseph’s University with a BS in Physics, Drexel University with a MS in Electronics Engineering. He also graduated from the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School. His spent his career in the aerospace and defense industries serving as vice president with RCA, GE and GTE. His work included weather satellites and the Apollo program where he had the opportunity to meet many astronauts. He served as president of the National Defense Industrial Association and was a member of the Electronics Industry Association.
Phil was a long-time member of the Black Tie Club. He loved fine wines, gourmet food and traveling, visiting six continents. Phil was very proud of his first-generation Irish heritage.
The family will receive friends at St. Luke Catholic Church, 7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 12:30 -1:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 1:30 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Capital Caring, 2900 Telestar Ct., Falls Church, VA 22042. Online condolences and fond memories may be offered to the family at: moneyandking.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

14

Jul

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
St Luke Catholic Church

7001 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22101

Service

Saturday

14

Jul

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
St Luke Catholic Church

7001 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22101


Memorial Contribution

Capital Caring

2900 Telestar Court
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
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