John Bernard Martin, a former Towson resident who became a driver and personal assistant within the New York City film industry, died Oct. 1 at his Manhattan home. He was 61.
His sister, Bridgid Martin Nesbit of Bel Air, said he died of a suspected blood clot.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Ridge Avenue in Towson, he was the son of Edward Joseph Martin, a Baltimore County public schools building supervisor, and Patricia Kelly Martin, a secretary at the school system’s headquarters at Greenwood.
He attended Immaculate Conception and Dumbarton Middle School and was a 1975 graduate of Towson High School.
As a child he played for the neighborhood football...