Martin Wakula, age 84, passed away peacefully on March 27,2022 at 10:00 PM surrounded by his very dear friends Tammy and Richard Barnett who have been his caregivers for several years. At the time of his death, Martin lived in Wildwood, FL. He was pre-deceased by his wife Rita Mae who died April 15, 2010
Martin Wakula was born on December 4, 1937, in Carbondale, Pennsylvania to Maryanna Sleaszynski, age 20 and Emil Stanley Wakula, age 21. He was one of nine children. He was pre-deceased by his parents, Maryanna who died March 4, 1951, and Emil who died October 31, 1987, also pre-deceased by three brothers, Thomas (1937), Francis (2020), and Richard (2020) and many aunts and uncles.
Surviving siblings are V. Thomas Wakula (Jacqueline Yerka) Walter J. Wakula (Sheila Gray, deceased), Emil Wakula (Janice Matson), Ronald Wakula (Linda Smith), Elizabeth Wakula Dayton (Arland Dayton, deceased), many nieces nephews and cousins.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Baldwin Brothers in Wildwood, FL and will be private. He will be laid to rest next Rita in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Contributions can be made to a charity of one’s choice.