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Thomas H. Martilotta

September 27, 2022

Thomas H. Martilotta, Sr., 61, of Clayton passed away unexpectedlyTuesday, September 27, 2022, at River Hospital, Alexandria Bay.

Tom was born in Woodmere hamlet, Long Island November 7, 1960, son of Henry and Emily Maday Martilotta. The family moved to Clayton and he was a 1979 graduate of Thousand Islands High School. On October 14, 1989 he married Candace M. Patterson at the Clayton Baptist Church with Dr. James D. Lewis officiating.

Tom was a welder at Frink SnoPlow for 17 years and then worked at Brownville Paper MIll. Currently, he was a machine equipment operator for New York State Department of Transportation, working for the state for 17 years. He was a member of River Community Church, Clayton. Tom was a professional yard saler and treasure hunter. He enjoyed small engine repair and taking care of his family.

Along with his wife, Candance, he is survived by his son, Thomas H. Martilotta, Jr. and wife Sarah E., Cape Vincent; sister Valerie A. Cohen, Boise, ID; one nieces, two nephews, and several cousins.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, October 15, at River Community Church from 9 - 11 AM followed by the funeral service at 11 AM with Pastor Sara Flack presiding. Burial in Clayton Cemetery will be at his family's convenience. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton and online condolences to Tom's family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers donations in his name may be made to TIERS, PO Box 527 or River Community Church, 38844 Bartlett Point Rd., both in Clayton, NY 13624 or Cape Vincent Fire Dept., PO Box 609, Cape Vincent, NY 13618.


#11 Carol DeForest 2022-10-26 16:30
Our condolences to Candy and the Martillotta Family. Faith is our comfort as we grieve. May your faith in Christ's promises bring you peace. May God bless you and keep you close in your time of sadness.
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#10 Thomas Marshall 2022-10-14 18:18
Shocked and saddened by Toms passing. Great guy and a great neighbor and I will miss him. Tom Marshall
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#9 Bill Adderley 2022-10-05 13:32
Tom was a lot of fun to be around. He was a good friend and co worker. I often think of some of his sayings we had during our conversations. My sincere condolences go out to doug and the martilotta family. He will be greatly missed.
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#8 Steve Bisonett 2022-10-04 15:51
Candice and family, we were saddened to see Toms passing, The Panda visits will never be the same. May your memories bring you comfort.
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#7 Lou Montante 2022-10-04 07:24
So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. My deepest sympathy.
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#6 Sandra Douglas 2022-10-03 09:39
Candy and Family.....Gary and I are very sorry to hear of Tom's passing. We so enjoyed our conversations with both of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. (Sandra Cornell-Douglas )
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#5 Sue Streets 2022-10-03 05:35
Candy and family, so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. I always liked talking to Tom. Very interesting stories and he liked to talk about his "finds". Going to miss seeing him. Please take care and know I'm thinking of you and saying a prayer for peace in your grief.
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#4 DIANA FRAM 2022-10-02 19:53
Very sorry to hear and shocked about Tom's passing Candy so sorry for your lose. Your are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Diana
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#3 Duane Hazelton 2022-10-02 18:40
I am very sad and shocked to hear of Tom's passing. Cindy and I always enjoyed him coming to a sale if we had one. He was a wealth of knowledge. We are going to miss seeing him at various sales. Rest in peace Tom. Our prayers are with Candy.
Duane & Cindy
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#2 Richard Boyanskii 2022-10-02 09:24
Candy and family- I am so sorry to learn of Tom’s passing. I always enjoyed talking with Tom and comparing our finds from yard and estate sales. Tom was one of a kind. Will miss seeing him on my dog walks. Thinking of you, your dad and the rest of Tom’s family.
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