Edward Martin, of The Villages, FL, died on September 29, 2012, at the age of 88. Formerly of Glen Head and Sea Cliff. Beloved husband of the late Joan F. Martin and devoted brother of the late Dorothy K. Martin. Loving father of Kathy (Andrew), Edward (Cathy) and Eric. Beloved grandfather of Brian, Michael, Julia and Tommy. Loving companion of Carolyn Steinbeck. Passionate American, Yankees fan and West Point football supporter. Former semi-pro pitcher in Glen Cove and Sea Cliff in the 1940s and 1950s. Had professional tryouts with both the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Graduate of CW Post College. Lifetime employee of Long Island Lighting Company. Viewing Thursday 7-9 p.m., Friday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Whitting Funeral Home, 300 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Head. Funeral service Saturday 10 a.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 253 Glen Ave., Sea Cliff. Interment to follow at East Hills Cemetery, Brookville. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.