Martin J. Waters Jr.

09/04/2012 2:48 PM |

Martin J. Waters Jr. of Southold, formerly of Flushing, died at home Sept. 3. He was 90.

Born May 23, 1922, in New York City to Martin and Bridget Waters, he was educated at St. Vincent Ferrer High School in Manhattan. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 and married Mary Maley in Astoria on Nov. 27, 1952.

Mr. Waters worked as a carpenter for the city of New York. He was a member of American Legion Griswold Terry Glover Post 803 in Southold, and enjoyed carpentry and building.

He is survived by his wife; his children, Mary Ann (Robert) Moeller of Rhode Island, Dr. Gerry (Joanne), of Massachusetts, Commander (retired, U.S. Navy) Peter, of Maryland, and Paul S., of New York; and his grandchildren, Allison, Brian, Matthew, Kathleen, Kerri and Jacqueline.

Visiting hours will take place Friday, Sept. 7, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick R.C. Church in Southold, followed by interment at the church cemetery.

Donations may be made to St. Patrick R.C. Church, 52125 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971 or East End Hospice, 481 Westhampton-Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 (

This is a paid notice.