Edward Joseph Martin of Gaithersburg, formerly of North Bethesda, died Jan. 10, 2013.
He is survived by Barbara Hayes Martin, his wife of 54 years.
He was a former senior executive with COMSAT, representing them on the Board of Governors for Inmarsat in London and Intelstat in Washington, D.C.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Linda McGowan of Worcester, Mass., Deborah Martin of Bethesda, Nancy Martin of Long Beach, Calif., and Jay Martin of Dallas.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 17 at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, Falls and Dunster Roads, Potomac.