Martin Lawrence Kennedy of Chilliwack, B.C. an avid fisherman, died suddenly April 5, 2015 at the age of 61. He was born in Little Lorraine, NS to Alex and Sara. He is survived by his wife Elsie of 40 years, Rambo, Ann (John) Claire, Brian (Susan), Kevin, Kenneth (Vernice Townsend), Michael (Sharon) and John; brothers-in-law Roy (Audrey), Johnnie (Cyndi), Danny (Tina); sister-in-laws Phyllis (Richie) Drinkwater, Juanita (Jeff) MacKeigan and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Alex and Sara (MacNeil), Mary (Winston) Slade and Regina Lahey; in-laws Tom and Myra (Crews) Kennedy, Mike, Faye and Tommy; many nieces and nephews. He often took on unwanted and difficult projects around the house (in which he should have had shares in The Home Depot), loved traveling and a passionate Wayne Gretzky collector. He will be greatly missed by his fishing buddies, especially those who loved when the garage door opened. A celebration of his life will be held at Mount Cheam Lions Club, 45580 Spadina Avenue on Saturday, April 11 at 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society.