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Obituary – the Honourable Leonard A. Martin, Q.C.

We regret to inform you of the death of the Honourable Leonard A. Martin, Q.C.


Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, March 1931; died in Ottawa, Ontario, May 2021. Predeceased by his father Albert, mother Margaret, sisters Peggy and Gertrude, and stepmother Loretta. Survived by his loving wife, Heidi, to whom he was dedicated for 63 years, and their children: Krista (David), Robert (Lynn) and J. (Debbie) and grandchildren Jessica and Shelby, Sarah and Amber, and Zachary; and by his sisters Joan and Catherine.

The family is grateful to the wonderful staff at St Patrick’s Home in Ottawa for their exceptional care of and support for Leonard over the past five years. For anyone wishing to make a donation in Leonard’s memory, please consider the St Patrick’s Home of Ottawa Foundation –; cards may be addressed to the family c/o St. Pats at 2865 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1V 8N5. Cremation has occurred. There will be no separate funeral arrangements under the present circumstances.

The obituary for Leonard A. Martin can be found here.