Martin Carlton Storms ’57

Martin Carlton Storms ’57 died on September 21, 2005, in Mercer, Maine.

Born on July 5, 1935, in Burnham Junction, he prepared for college at Gardiner High School and North Yarmouth Academy and became a member of Alpha Rho Upsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1957 he taught at Lee Academy for a year and at Brewer High School for a year and then was a member of the faculty at Weymouth (MA) High School from 1959 to 1963. He taught at Thayer Academy in Massachusetts from 1963 to 1969 and at Braintree (MA) High School until 1994, when he moved back to Maine. He received a master of education degree from Northeastern University in 1965 and taught physics there for many years in the evenings. Back in Maine he served in the American Baptist Ministry, as pastor of the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. For more than 25 years, he was a member of the Friday Evening Club, an academic and social club in the Boston area. Surviving are his wife, Pamela Edwards Storms, whom he married in 1972; two sons, Stephen R. Storms of Quincy, MA, and Mark L. Storms of Alna; a daughter, Martine L. Storms of Brimfield, MA; a stepson, Keven Beach of Greenville, SC; a sister, Charis Davis of Henrietta, NY; and six grandchildren.