Deacon Marty was born in Lake Ariel, Pa. and raised on his Grandmother’s Farm. After High School, he attended the University of Scranton. He enlisted in the Navy during the Vietnam conflict, serving as a Hospital Corpsman in the Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Following his discharge from active duty in 1966, he began a career in Retail Management, starting with Woolworth’s where he met his wife Berenice. They married in 1970 and were immediately transferred to New York. They settled in Beacon in 1975. He established a second career in the insurance industry with Mutual of Omaha and currently Aflac. They have a lovely daughter, Marisa, who resides in Hopewell Junction with her husband and their three children. Deacon Marty was ordained by Bishop Timothy Dolan in June of 2009. He and Berenice live in Beacon and is currently assigned to St. Joachim-St. John the Evangelist Parish.