Passed away on May 30, 2020
It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Derek Martin on May 30, 2020 at the age of 66 after battling glioblastoma for seven weeks. He passed away peacefully with his wife and son by his side. Derek was raised in Saskatoon moving to Calgary in 1970 and moved back to Saskatoon in 1973 until he passed away. He is survived by his wife Lorna, son James, stepson Rajiv, sister Bonita (Glen) and 2 nephews Jared, Sean (Holy, Ireland and Seamus) and niece Melanie (Josh, Ashley and Wyath). Derek is predeceased by his mother Debra. A special thanks to Dr. Agnes Powakinski for all her untiring efforts and assistance and attending to Derek at anytime with all his medical needs. A big thank you to all the Dr’s, nurses and CCA’s at the Palliative Care Unit at St. Paul’s Hospital for taking care of Derek during his stay there. A special thank you to the management at Sherbrooke Community Centre for all their help and loaning the necessary equipment needed for the care of Derek at home. A big thank you also to the nurses and staff of homecare for all their help and assistance. Due to COVID-19 and social distancing the celebration of life be held at a later date
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
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June 4, 2020
Dear Lorna: We were so very sorry to read of Derek’s passing. Please know that you, James, Rajiv, and all your family are in our hearts and thoughts at this sad time.
Glenda, Grant, Kelly, and Bryan Cole