Martin Dunn, RIP
Marty Dunn, '73, took the rest of the day off...
after a long battle with cancer. Marty, a native of Schenectady, N.Y., was a Louisvillian by choice. He was most proud of his service to God, Country, and Notre Dame.
He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Leslie; children, Kelly Wine (Jeffrey) and Patrick Dunn; three Perfect Grandchildren, Kendall, Lincoln, and Boone.
He served many roles at St. Barnabas, including Parish Council, Eucharistic Minister, Lector, volleyball coordinator, volleyball coach of Two City Championships, and Picnic gaming chair. He was also a long-term volunteer at St. Johns Homeless shelter as The Tues coffee Hat Guy. He was a decorated Vietnam Pilot, receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross, numerous Air Medals, retiring with the Meritorious Service Medal. He was a longtime member of Dentin’s Crispy Warriors, a lifetime member of VFW 1170, and charter member of Waterfront networking. He also served as the Commissioner of the City of Hurstbourne Acres for twenty-five years.
Marty was a proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He served as President, long time Board Member, Scholarship Committee, and the Bus Guy of the Notre Dame Alumni Association of Greater Louisville. He was a longtime Destin Snowbird, he enjoyed wintering with family and friends in Destin, “seeing snow in my rear-view mirror”. He enjoyed fishing around the world, including Ireland, Bermuda, Quetico Canada, Alaska, and throughout the Florida Gulf Coast.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road. Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes, with burial to follow in Cave Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Notre Dame Club of Greater Louisville or St. Johns Homeless Shelter. Online condolences may be shared at www.Ratterman.com.