Thomas John Martin, also known as Thomas John Martino, 87, of Western Springs, LaGrange and LaGrange Park since 1952. Former husband of Carol Lorraine Klima Martin; beloved father of John Charles, Lawrence Thomas, Sylvia Rose, Donald Joseph (Donna Lynn), Marjorie Louise (Edward) Bontrager, and Celeste Lorraine (Eduardo) Borjon; loving grandfather of Nicole Lynn, the late Fleeta Carol, Heather Marie, Courtney Ellen, Gwynevere Elizabeth Martin, Jonathan Edward Bontrager, Rosella Lorraine and Angela Marie Borjon; dear brother of Josephine (Bernard) Venezia; fond uncle of Donna Venezia and the late Bernard Venezia. Also survived by numerous cousins. Visitation Friday, September 28, 2012 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside. Prayers 10:45 a.m. Saturday, September 29th at the funeral home to St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, Western Springs for Mass at 11:15 a.m. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John of the Cross Church or American Legion, Robert E. Coulter Post #1941, appreciated. Funeral home phone: (708) 352-6500.