ST. MICHAELS — Martin Lebowitz’s fight with cancer came to an end at the VA in Miami, FL, on Saturday, June 25, 2016.
Marty grew up in St. Michaels and graduated from St. Michaels’ High School in 1963. After high school, Marty attended the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, graduating in 1967.
In February of 1968, Marty was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Marty left the Marines in 1980 with a rank of Captain. Marty went on to work in the financial sector in Baltimore, MD and Sarasota, FL. Marty spent the last 10+ years in South Florida enjoying his family, sporting events and volunteering at various charitable events.
Marty is preceded in death by his father and mother, Melvin and Marjorie Lebowitz, and two grandchildren, Kilmon and Kilmon III.
Marty is survived by a brother, Edward and Barbara Lockwood of VA, a sister, Elaine and Marc Goodman of NY, three sons, Joseph G. II and Annie Kilmon of MD, Christopher Kilmon and Michele Catino of MD, Patrick and Theresa Lebowitz of FL, ten grandchildren, Stephanie Kilmon, Staci Zimmer, Sara Kilmon, Bethany Kilmon, Skyler Kilmon, Andrew Kilmon, Joel Kilmon, Jared Kilmon, Reese Lebowitz, Raegan Lebowitz, Jaclyn Joseph R. G. three great-grandchildren, Annabel Ploutz, Jazmine Ploutz, Oriana Zimmer, two nieces, Lisa Reynolds, Amy Lockwood, a greatniece, Julie Reynolds and a great-nephew Nick Reynolds.
Marty decided to donate his body to science in hopes of aiding in research to find a cure for cancer. Marty donated his body to www.sciencecare.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made to the Miami VA Healthcare System at www.miami.va.gov and click on E-Donate.