KINSMAN — Patrick “Rick” Martinec, previously of Kinsman, handed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 4, 2023, whereas on trip in Florida.
Rick was born to Donald M. and Mary Alice Martinec on Aug. 4, 1961, in Youngstown.
He graduated from Joseph Badger Excessive College (1979) and Youngstown State College (1983), with a level in artwork / graphic design.
Rick lived in N. Weymouth, Mass., the place he was a gifted graphic artist who labored for the Neighborhood Newspaper Firm, The Boston Globe, and New England Village Media — all within the Boston space.
He’s survived by his beloved spouse, Maggi Brown, whom he married in 1999; sisters, Elaine Carabin of Reynoldsburg and Mary Beth Martinec (Daniel Carty) of Bozeman, Mont.; nephew and godson, Andrew Carabin; brothers-in-law, Richard Brown and C. Mark Brown; paternal aunt, Patricia Martinec; paternal uncle, John Martinec; and maternal aunts, Regina Speaker, Catherine Hanes, Michael Davies and Susan Adgate.
He was preceded in dying by his mother and father; and older brother, Donald M. Martinec Jr.
A funeral Mass was held April 1, 2023, at St. Jerome Church in Weymouth, Mass.
Donations, in reminiscence of Rick, could also be made to New England Village, by way of mail, at 664 College St., Pembroke, MA 02359 or on-line at https://newenglandvillage.org.