On February 24, 2004, MARTIN KEVIN HIGGINS, age 79, died Chesapeake, VA. Mr. Higgins was a native of Brooklyn, NY and a previous resident of Baltimore, MD. He was a long time member of St. Anthony's Parish in Baltimore, MD., and he, most recently, was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Chesapeake, VA. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy with service during WWII. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of fifty years, Mary Patricia Higgins. Survivors include his two sons, Chris Higgins of Concord, N.C. and Dan Higgins of Chesapeake, one brother William Higgins of Connecticut, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 P.M. on Monday March 1, 2004 in Miller-Dippel Funeral Home, 6415 Belair Rd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church on Tuesday at 9:30 A.M. with interment to follow in Parkwood Cemetery.