DeMARTIN – Damian

Born on February 26, 1964. Passed away April 3, 2020.

Passed away unexpectedly on Friday 3rd of April 2020 aged 56 years. Loving husband to Kylie. Loved and adored Dad to Courtney and Ben, Selena, Breanna. Adored Poppy to Wyatt, Annabella and Chase.
A wonderful person, so loving and kind, What beautiful memories you have left behind, Sharing and caring, always content, Loved and respected wherever you went.

Private service will be held.

Funeral Notice
A Service to celebrate the life of Mr Damian DeMartin will be live-streamed from Latrobe Valley Funeral Services Chapel in Traralgon on MONDAY (April 20) commencing at 10.30 a.m. To view the live streaming click here
Tributes
  1. Our deepest sympathy to the De Martin family a true gentleman, and such a gentle soul, who will be sadly missed by all. May he Rest In Peace.

    Mario, Donna & Families April 7, 2020
  2. Your heart stopped beating and with that ours all broke.

    We miss you already, your happy beaming face, your one liners, your warm & loving heart, your want for nothing more than to give and help others. The void you leave is slowly being filled with fond memories that will eventually surpass the pain we all feel. Damian, you were one of a kind, a gentle giant, we love you, may you rest in peace.

    Your loving and lost brother,
    Michael

    Michael De Martin April 8, 2020
  3. Dearly loved son of John (dec) and Rosalie, loved brother of Joanne & Ray, Angela & Scott, Michael and Paul (dec).

    I’m going to miss the bear hugs from my gentle giant and can’t begin to imagine life without you. A genuine kind, caring and unselfish man with a big heart who enjoyed life and deeply loved his family and friends. Another beautiful and cherished member of our family gone too soon.

    I’ll be always loving you, your broken hearted Mum.

    Rosalie De Martin April 8, 2020
  4. Our deepest sympathy to Kylie and extended family. Much love, Paul & Carolynne Rankcom

    Carolynne Rankcom April 8, 2020
  5. Damian though your smiles and bear hugs are gone forever,
    and your hand we cannot touch or hold, we shall never lose the memories of
    loving you to much. Words cannot express the emotions we are feeling.
    We will miss your bear hugs and laughter, your one liner dad jokes that
    Cracked you up before you even said them.
    Love always and forever our gentle giant

    Angie, Scott, Brandon, Dylan, Liam, David, Kristie, Natalie, Adrian, Bailey & Harvey April 8, 2020
  6. Our deepest sympathy to Kylie, Courtney, Selena, Breanna and your extended family on the sudden passing of Damian. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

    The Hagley family April 8, 2020
  7. Our deepest sympathy to Kylie and family and also to the De Martin families,on the passing of Damian,a great bloke and a true gentleman.
    Rest in peace big fella.
    Chris,Fiona Riseley and Families

    Chris Riseley April 9, 2020
  8. We are devastated at the sudden loss of our most wonderful son in law Damian. So kind, generous and caring with the best hugs. His often terrible jokes that got funnier with a beer or two. He loved his family and would do anything to help anyone and everyone. He will be sadly missed.

    Judith & James April 10, 2020
  9. Simply the best.
    We will miss your presence at the family gatherings.
    Our sympathy to all the family.
    The Tully Family

    Trevor & Cheryl April 11, 2020
  10. We were shocked to hear of the sudden loss of the best brother-in-law you could have asked for. Damien was a big hearted guy who would do anything for anyone, especially his family. He gave the best bear hugs and will be very much missed. All our love to Kylie, Courtney, Selena, Breanna and all the DeMartin family.

    Melanie and Michael April 11, 2020
  11. For our Zio Damian,

    ‘You never said you were leaving,
    You never said goodbye,
    You were gone before we knew it,
    And only God knows why.’

    We will forever remember all of the goodness that was you, our gentle giant of a Zio, who gave the best big bear hugs imaginable. The rums are on us, until we meet again.

    Love always, Pete, Kristen, Alana, Chris, Kayla, Joey, Julia, Sam and your 10 great nieces and nephews.

    Ray Moretti April 13, 2020
  12. Words cannot express the hurt we feel in our hearts right now.
    How we will miss your giant gentle hugs, your giving of self and your loving cheesey grin.
    We now live on memories.
    May you be blessed and reunited with Dad & Paul in heaven.
    Blessings, Hugs & Kisses forever.
    Joanne & Ray Moretti

    Ray Moretti April 13, 2020
  13. Damian De Martin. A beautiful gentle loving and loved nephew and cousin. We will miss you forever and speak of you often. Oh how we wish for one more bear hug and one more smile from you. Love forever.
    Aunty Mary Knights & Margaret Crane

    Margaret Crane April 13, 2020
  14. Damien, we will all miss those fantastic big hugs only you could give.
    Our deepest sympathy to Kylie, Courtney, Selena and Breanna.
    Aunty Rose, Jo and Ray, Michael, Angela and Scott and families.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Janet and Barry Daniel April 13, 2020
  15. A beautiful soul. Kind and cuddly. Much love to the whole family, and everyone who loved him. xo Daphne & Peter

    Daphne Goulter April 14, 2020
  16. Deepest sympathy to Kylie and family on your loss. Thinking of you at this sad time. Julie cliff and stephen Orvad

    Julie Orvad April 15, 2020
  17. A terrible heartbreaking loss to all who loved you Damien and whom you loved.
    Such a lovely and loving person gone so suddenly.
    Sympathy and love to Kylie and the girls, and to all Damien’s extended family.

    Melody Goldsmith April 15, 2020
  18. Big D I can’t believe you have moved on. The Dad Joke Champion of the World. I will always have great memories of our time together. Nicola and I both send our deepest condolences to your family and feel the big gap in their lives. I love you man
    Jarred de Gruchy ( Little d)

    Jarred de Gruchy April 16, 2020
  19. We send our love to Jo and Ray and your beautiful family as you all grieve.

    We will wait with you for the sun to shine again, as you remember Damian with a smile, a joke and a story or two.

    Our condolences,

    The Canovan Family April 16, 2020
  20. My deepest sympathies to the De Martin family. Damo will forever be a true gentleman and a kind soul, a patient mentor and an irreplaceable role model.

    Thanks for everything mate. Rest In Peace.
    Nick

    Nicholas Skrzelinski April 17, 2020
  21. A beautiful, kind soul taken way too early. Much love to all the family. He’ll be surely missed.

    Sue & Mark Smith April 17, 2020
  22. My condolences to the family and extended family.
    Damo, it was a pleasure my friend.
    A person that had a heart of gold and values to aspire to.
    Rest well mate, it was only a week prior that I last spoke to you…..
    You were a work colleague and more, someone that became a friend… I’ll keep that memory.
    A good man taken well before needed, BUT an angel was needed and taken from us all. A great ONE! You were needed above….I know you’ll be there for us and guide us.
    Sorely missed
    Baldy

    Glenn Baldwin April 18, 2020
  23. We met you many years ago for the first time here in Italy and we hugged you like brothers, we were not cousins anymore from that right moment….the time we past togegher on different occasions was never enough but surely of the highest quality: this thanks for your biggest heart and generosity that you inhereted from your wonderful parents. We will miss you forever!
    Our deepest love and sympathy to Kylie, Courtney and Ben, Breanna and Selena, to Rosalie, Joanne and Ray Michael, Angela and Scott, to all his nieces and nephews.
    We are heart-broken!

    Carlo, Elio and Graziano Panno
    Sister AnnaMaria De Martin
    Renato and Idelma De Martin and their families
    Gabriella and Nino Piazzetta and their families

    Carlo Panno April 19, 2020
  24. Our deepest sympathies to the De Martin family.
    Damo you were one of natures gentleman taken way to early.
    Terry Stroud (Stroudie)

    Terry Stroud April 19, 2020
  25. “Time doesn’t heal, it accommodates, it finds an available space in your brain and… allows you to see things in context…but can still assault you without warning” Bob Geldof

    Melody Goldsmith April 20, 2020
  26. Love and deepest sympathy to Damian’s loved ones. He was a lovely man and always a pleasure to be around.

    La-Wren, Dana, and Logan Wong

    La-Wren Wong April 20, 2020
  27. Damian, you truly are the meaning of a gentle giant soul. You will be missed by all. Blessed to have known you and have you as part of our extended family
    Much love to all of the De Martin family.

    Wade & Lisa

    Lisa McGirr April 20, 2020
  28. Sadly today we say goodbye to a beautiful sole taken too early. May he Rest In Peace. Deepest Sympathy to Kylie and the girls.

    Karen & Paul Locandro April 20, 2020
  29. With the deepest of sorrow we say good bye to a best mate and dear family friend , your love and laughter will be sadly missed with your kind and gentle soul always remembered.
    Patrick , Lesley, Matt & Ella
    Rest In Peace Dear Friend xx

    Patrick , Lesley, Matt & Ella Ralston April 20, 2020
  30. Damian
    Words cannot express the pain and heartbreak we are all feeling at this time x
    Thankyou for all the memories and laughs at our catchups over the years x
    A gentle man with a heart of gold
    Who although a bouncer back in the days we first meet at Angels
    You’ve rather talk out a situation before aggression
    This showed the beautiful person you were and respected by many x
    I’ll miss you friend and think of you often x
    Give Dad and Paully and huge Bear Hug from us all
    Until we meet again
    Keep telling those corny jokes and witty one liners
    Love ya mate xx
    Love Gaynor Nick Whitty Anna Kyle and Noah xx

    Gaynor vitale April 20, 2020
  31. Although we didn’t get together as often as we should have, you touched our lives with your special aura, Damian. On behalf of La-Wren and Logan as well, we will miss you and your infectious happy nature and send our deepest sympathies to Kylie, the children and the rest of the family. May you rest in peace; you will be deeply missed by us all.

    Dana Wong April 20, 2020
  32. Thinking of Kylie and Family today ….Damian was a true Gentleman who loved his family dearly…………..mary,des &family

    Mary Balfour April 20, 2020
  33. condolences to kylie and the three girls.Your husband and father was a kind, caring and nurturing man. He helped me through some tough times when we worked away together.Rest in Peace big man, one of a kind. Marty

    Martin McMahon April 20, 2020
  34. You always greeted with a big hug and a warm heart. Cannot express the sadness that aches the heart. Good memories however will prevail.

    James Goulter April 20, 2020
  35. Thinking of Kylie &Family today….Damian was a true Gentleman who loved his family dearly.
    mary,des & family.

    Mary Balfour April 20, 2020
  36. On behalf of the Azzopardi family, we send our deepest sympathy to all of the DeMartin family on the passing of Damien. It was a beautiful service and the eulogy spoken by Ray was a fitting tribute to Damien.

    Tina Hunt (Azzopardi) April 20, 2020
  37. Lovely service under the circumstances. Ray, beautiful words and well held together.

    Mick, Jo, Raymo, and the rest of family our hearts and best wishes go out to you.

    Love,
    Spock, Janelle, and the Duncan boys.

    Ian and Janelle Duncan April 20, 2020
  38. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. May you find peace in your fond memories of Damian, and in the knowledge that he loved you all so much.
    With all our love,
    Elsie Olivier and the Downes/Jensen families xxx

    Elsie Olivier and family April 20, 2020
  39. From all the Fieldcore team at collie,
    Damian will be truly missed.
    thoughts and prayers are with the family. Rest in peace buddy.

    adam and crew April 20, 2020
  40. Thanks for your friendship. Its great to know you and have had many laughs. Rip my friend.
    Brian Lawless

    Brian Lawless April 20, 2020
  41. Our deepest sympathy to Kylie, Courtney, Selena, Breanna and the De Martin family.
    We have lost a beautiful loving man, who would always put a smile on your face and would put your worries ahead of his.
    Our memories of Damian will be held close to our hearts.
    RIP Big Jip

    Russell Hore April 20, 2020
  42. Heart broken hearing the news of the big man. Dim Dam you were one of a kind a friend for life. Love and condolences to your big family we will all miss you and the joy you bring to a room.
    Rest easy mate.
    Adrian

    Adrian April 24, 2020