Brian K. Martinez
November 5, 1975 - January 1, 2022
Brian K. Martinez, 46, of Mont Alto, PA, passed away at 5:05 p.m., Saturday, January 1, 2022 in Chambersburg Hospital.
Born November 5, 1975 in Queens, NY, he was the son of Fernando and Valerie (Ford) Martinez.
Brian grew up in the Gaithersburg-Germantown, MD area, graduating from Quince Orchard High School in 1993.
He entered the United States Navy in November 1993, serving on the U.S.S. George Washington. He was officially discharged from the Naval Reserves on September 1, 2018 and from active duty on September 20, 2001.
For his service, he was the recipient of the National Defense Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2nd), South West Asia Medal with Bronze Star, Armed Forces Service Medal (2nd), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, NATO Medal and Navy Unit Commendation, Battle “E” Ribbon.
Brian was employed by Comcast, Frederick, MD for the past 21 years. He was a firefighter and rescue technician with Mont Alto Volunteer Fire Department, serving as Sergeant and Lieutenant during his tenure. A lifelong fan of the New York Yankees and the Redskins, Brian enjoyed spending time with his family and running the trailer for the Waynesboro Stallions Football Games.