Morris J. “Marty” Tyo, passed away Saturday, 29, 2011 at University Hospital, Syracuse. Marty was born August 26, 1949 in Albany, the son of Morris and Frances Coble Tyo.
He attended Watertown High School and served in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam. Marty married Catherine Forkey on August 26, 1983 in Black River. Marty worked over twenty-five years at Fort Drum where he served as union steward and vice president of his union.
He had been a member of the Carthage American Legion, the VFW of Black River and Watertown. Marty enjoyed cooking, golf, hunting, and fishing.
Marty is survived by his wife Catherine; two daughters, Tracy Calzada of Gouverneur, and Lori Brown of Indiana; his son, Wayne Laning of Gouverneur; 14 grandchildren, and three great grandchildren; two sisters, Linda Dygert and Barbara Fields both of Evans Mills; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no funeral services and arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Memorials donations may be made to your local SPCA.