Martin Klein

October 7, 1962 — May 13, 2016

Martin Klein

Martin Otto "Marty" Klein, Jr. died May 13, 2016 in Tampa, Florida at the age of 53. He was born in Brookhaven, NY. Preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Orban (David), survived by his wife, Elinor Scott "Scottie" Klein, father Martin Otto Klein (Liz) of Homosassa, Fl, his sister Kathy, nephew Martin, niece Jessica and great-niece Jamey, all of Wiesbaden, Germany,his aunt Helma Scesny, first cousins, Diana (Reed) Wasson, Henry Scesny all of the Seattle, Washington Area, Denise (Chris) Shaljians, Cindy (Joe) Fagan, Marie Klein of Massachusetts, Peter (Lois) Klein all of New York and many nieces and nephews. Marty held a bachelor's degree from SUNY Cortland, and a master's degree in geology from Adelphi University. He was a licensed and professional geologist in North Carolina and Florida, and owned a environmental consultation firm, Martin O. Klein, P.A., in Florida for over 20 years. Prior to that, he was with Delta Environmental and Fanning, Phillips, and Molnar in New York state. Marty loved his wife and their dog, Mr. Squiggs. He had a special bond with his father and was an avid fisherman, a neighbor said of him "Those fish don't have a chance with Marty out there. He gets all of 'em, big and small!" Marty was an accomplished cook, and known as "gravy master" to friends lucky enough to taste his marinated steaks, New Year's Day fresh ham, and famous red-broth seafood chowder. Marty will be missed by many friends, his devoted fishing buddies and colleagues. Funeral services will be held at Segal Funeral Home on Saturday, May 21, at 2:00, with visitation prior to the service at 1:00. A celebration of Marty's life with be held at Parkland Condominiums from 3-6. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to the Humane Society of Tampa or the American Heart Association. Marty is in heaven with his dogs George, Lucy Yum Yum, and the Great Fisherman, Himself. We trust the fishing is great!


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