Ross Martindale, quietly passed away in his sleep, supported by the love and kindness of the Oceanview Falmouth House Staff and Beacon Hospice, September 19, 2008 , he was 94 years young
Ross was born in Glen Ridge New Jersey, graduated from Glen Ridge High School and attended Dartmouth College where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and graduated in 1936.
He was employed by National Broadcasting Company as a sound effects technician where he worked in both radio and television for 40 years. After his retirement he and Nancy moved to Yarmouth Maine where they could spend more time at their summer home on Chebeague Island. Ross lived a full life and with style, a gentleman to the very end, his generosity and humor will be missed by all who knew him.
Ross was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Nancy Beach Martindale and his son Ross Martindale, Jr. Survivors include his son Fred and wife Donna of Savannah, Georgia, granddaughter Lisa Brown and husband Jason of West Caldwell, New Jersey, grandsons Brian Martindale and wife Brianne of Burlington, North Carolina, Chris Martindale of Charleston West Virginia, Scott Martindale and wife Marcie of South Charleston, West Virginia, great-grandson Steven Martindale, and great-granddaughters Hilary Martindale, Kassie Martindale and Emily Brown.
A celebration of Ross' life will be held at the Chebeague United Methodist Church, Sunday September 28, 1:00 pm with a reception at the Parish House.
The family requests in lieu of flowers a contribution be made
to The Chebeague Island Library Endowment Fund 247 South Road,
Chebeague Island, Me. 04017. Arrangements are under the care of
Funeral Alternative Group, 500 Route One, Yarmouth.