Part 6 of 6-part series Passing of a Legend

Part 6 of 6-part series Passing of a Legend

On January 13th 2013, a burial service for Marty was scheduled at the Mt. Richmond Cemetery in Staten Island. As much as I wanted to pay my respects to Marty, it would be an expensive, long, 700+ mile, fourteen-hour round trip. But following my theory of “just show...
Part 5 of 6-part series Passing of a Legend

Part 5 of 6-part series Passing of a Legend

October 22nd – Cooper Fallek called on my way to table tennis in Kempsville. He said that Marty was having trouble breathing so he was moved to another room in the CCU which had an oxygen unit more suited to help his breathing. Marty was upset about it because it...
Passing of a Legend, Part 1

Passing of a Legend, Part 1

Passing of a Legend by Dean Johnson On Tuesday, September 25, 2012, when I was sitting on our deck enjoying the weather with Helga, Marty called with the shocking news that sometime after midnight this morning he “felt sick and in pain.” He immediately called a cab to...
Another great table tennis event

Another great table tennis event

Another great table tennis event was held for the residents of Lighthouse Pointe in Chesapeake, Virginia. They had a wonderful time and truly enjoyed playing table tennis on their brand new Kettler table donated by the Senior Support Services Division of Garrett...