Martin E. Steiger, 80, of Cocoa Beach, FL, passed away January 23, 2020. Marty was born July 09, 1939 in Buffalo, New York. His parents were Henry Martin Steiger and Caroline Kraffert Steiger.
Marty married Gloria Doner on September 19, 1964, in Sherkston, Ontario Canada and were happily married for 55 years. Together they raised 2 children: Scott Martin Steiger (Marie) and Sherri Steiger Angove (John).
Marty is survived by his wife, Gloria Steiger, his children, Scott Steiger and Sherri Angove, grandchildren Kendall Steiger, Cali Angove, Cole Steiger and brother Milton (Skip) Steiger. He was predeceased by his older brother, Henry Martin Steiger Jr.
Marty rose to the rank of Lieutenant in the Buffalo Fire Department and retired after 22 years in 1983 at the very young age of 44. While in the Fire Department, he proudly served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves.
The family then moved to sunny Cocoa Beach, FL where he enjoyed volunteering at the Cocoa Beach Community Church, Cocoa Beach High School and helping friends and family with everything from negotiating the best deals or just offering sage advice.
Marty’s ties to the northeast remained strong as they spent summers at their cottage on Big Gull Lake, Ontario Canada where they enjoyed fishing, boating and socializing with family and friends.
The family has entrusted Beckman-Williamson Funeral Homes & Crematory with the arrangements. The funeral is scheduled for Saturday, February 1st at 11:30am at Cocoa Beach Community Church located at 126 South Atlantic Ave. A reception will follow at the church hall. Reverend Ed Middleton will officiate the ceremony.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in care of Martin Steiger to Cocoa Beach Community Church for a project in Marty and Gloria’s honor.
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