Martin "Marty" D. Acosta, 70, of Kingston, NY, passed unexpectedly on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Health Alliance Hospital - Broadway Campus Kingston. He was born on July 31, 1949 in Bronx, New York and was the son of the late Peter and Martha Acosta.
He was a graduate of Rice High School in the Bronx, and had attended SUNY Orange and SUNY Ulster Community Colleges
He served in the US Army, as a medic, in Vietnam. For many years he worked as a counselor at Gateway Community Industries.
He liked classic rock, enjoyed concerts, kayaking on the Hudson River and local tributaries and camping, especially at White Birches in Windham and Pot of Gold in Acra, NY. He was a lifelong Yankee fan.
He is survived by his loving wife Patrice Boyle, a brother Daniel M. Acosta of Arizona, several nieces, nephews and his beloved boxer Sissy.
The family would like to thank the Ulster County Veterans Service Agency and the Kingston Dialysis Center for their care and kindness
Entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston, the memorial Gathering and Celebration of Marty's Life will be on Tuesday, December 3, from 5 - 7 pm. All are welcome.
Inurnment will take place at the Ulster County Veterans Cemetery, New Paltz, with military honors on Wednesday at 10 am.
For those who wish, contributions in Marty's memory may be made to UCSPCA, 20 Wiedy Road, Kingston, NY www.ucspca.org
A tribute for Marty may be found at www.KeyserFuneralService.com, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.
Pat~ I have no words! My heart and prayers are with you. Deb Vermilyea
Pat, we were so sorry to hear of Marty's passing. As we grew up we lost contact with each other, but I was happy we reconnected a few years ago. You are in our thoughts and prayers. With love, Cousin Sherrill & Donnie
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