May 27, 1942 – February 27, 2014
Martin Ivry, age 71, of Smyrna, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 27, 2014.
Marty was born in Philadelphia, PA on May 27, 1942 to the late Lillian Lion Kyle. He bravely served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged. Marty made his career as a shift supervisor for the Delaware City Refinery, retiring after 35 ½ years.
An avid sports fan, he enjoyed cheering on his favorite teams and loved watching NASCAR on television. Marty was happiest in the company of his beloved family and was a devoted husband, father, brother and grandfather.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his step father, William Kyle, Sr., who raised him and his first wife, Janet, who passed away in 1997. Marty is survived by his wife of 14 years, Susan Lodi Ivry; sons, Michael Ivry and David Ivry; brothers, William Kyle and Frank Kyle; sister, Mary Curlett; step daughter, Ashley Wood; and 5 grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday morning, March 8, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 214 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE, where friends may call from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Delaware City, DE.