December 9, 1953 – May 23, 2019
Martin Richard Cressey age 65 born in Highland Park Michigan December 9th 1953, passed away in West Palm Beach, Florida May 23rd 2019.
Marty was preceded in death by his loving wife (Tammy Seabaugh) of 30 years who passed away July 30th 2018.
He is survived by his son, Anthony (wife Lisa); parents, Calvin and Lois; brother, Marvin; sister, Gail and a host of nieces and nephews.
Marty was an avid motorcyclist, a member of The Enforcers, and met an untimely passing "sliding into the pearly gates" as he would say. He was one to leave a lasting impression on everyone he encountered, knew how to tell stories, loved to socialize, and carried himself with a confident humbleness that not many can. Marty also enjoyed flying RC model airplanes, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, and traveling. Prior to his retirement, in his professional career Marty worked as an industrial electrician, held certifications as a dive master, and a 100 ton captain’s license.
A Celebration of Life will be held on July 13th, 2019 from 12-3pm at Vacation Inn Resort, 6500 N. Military Trail, Riviera Beach, FL 33407. The non-residents enter gate code is 1111.
- A Celebration of Life
June 12, 2019
I worked with both Marty and Tammy in NY City and stayed near them in New Rochelle.
We hung out together most nights, took the train to a Yankee's game and genuinely enjoyed each other's company.
On Marty's one trip to Pittsburgh, I had him over the house.
I think Marty and I got along so well because we both have a quirkey kind of humor and we played off each other when we were together.
He was a unique personality and great to be around whether at work or play.
He will be missed and I am deeply sorry to hear of his passing!
June 2, 2019
Wow, it’s probably been well over 50 years since the last time I saw or spoke to Marty. Marty and I grew up together at Lower Pettibone Lake in Milford, Michigan when we were kids. I remember playing ball with Marty and his younger brother Marvin. Marty was always the one who volunteered to dive straight into the poison sumac to retrieve a foul ball. We loved to swim and go fishing together, when we could. I may not have seen or talked to Marty for all these years, however he will always remain in my memories and my heart! Farewell, my long time friend!
May 31, 2019
I am heart broken! I met Marty thru his dad as we both shared the radio control model airplane hobby. We spent many early mornings, just after dawn, flying both Marty's and my models. We were great support for each other. His flying talents rose with those experiences and I was thrilled to have his company. He withdrew from those sessions after his wife passed away and my early mornings at the flying field were never quite the same.
Happy landings Marty.
May 31, 2019
Cher Marty je suis privilégiée de t'avoir connu. Tellement généreux et gentil tu vas nous manquer comme voisin lors de notre hiver en Floride. Je garde un très bon souvenir de toi. Sympathies à sa famille. RIP gentil Marty😢
May 25, 2019
I just met Cressey about a month ago at the swimming where we live and had a very delightful conversation , I really felt that we could have became very good friends and I was looking forward to get to know him better.. I am so sorry to hear that he is no longer with us. I am going to miss no having him as a friend.
May 24, 2019
Marty lived next door at Vacation Inn I couldn't have asked for a better neighbor. He was a great friend and will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to his family and friends
May 24, 2019
We moved in to Vacation Inn Resort last year. Marty was one of the first people to give us a hearty welcome and make us feel at home. Just a wonderful guy who was really grieving from losing his beloved wife. We spent some time at the pool and he visited us in our RV . Sure going to miss him here!
May 24, 2019