(November 10, 1941 – September 15, 2011)
Martin A. Antonelli, 69, of Midland, died at Brian’s House on Sept. 15, 2011. Martin was born in Detroit on Nov. 10, 1941 to the late Warren and Jane (Borruso) Antonelli. He married the love of his life Sandra Coulson on June 12, 1976. Martin worked in auto and rv sales most of his life. He enjoyed hunting, snowmobiles, motorcycles and auto racing. He was one of the original board members of the Sterling Heights Hockey Club where he also coached youth hockey. Martin was a member of St Agnes Church in Sanford. Martin is survived by the love of his life, his wife Sandra; sons, Marty (Michelle) of Essexville, Mark (Tabitha) of San Antonio, TX; grandson, Brett Antonelli; sisters, Denise (Larry) Goulet, Gloria (James) Loria; brother-in-law Jerry (Lori) Coulson; mother-in-law Grace Coulson; and many nieces, nephews. cousins and friends. Martin was predeceased by his sister Joann and his brother Joseph. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Sanford, with Father Dan Fox officiating. The family will receive friends at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, on Monday, Sept. 19 from 4 til 7 pm and on Tuesday at the church from 10:00 am until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Brian’s House – Bay City. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.