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Martin Philip Zagarinsky

February 27, 1935 ~ November 12, 2020 (age 85)


Martin Philip Zagarinsky, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 12, 2020. Martin was born in Adams, Massachusetts on February 27, 1935 to Harry and Minnie Zagarinsky. After graduating from Bryant University, Martin joined the Army and was eventually stationed at Fort Benjamin Harrison. There he met his beloved wife of more than sixty years, Carol.

Martin enjoyed hanging out with his grandkids, gardening, collecting clocks, boating on Lake Monroe and supporting Indianapolis sports and cultural organizations like the zoo, the Indy 500 and the Colts. He was a dedicated member of Rock Steady Boxing, the Parkinson’s Awareness Association and the Jewish Community Center, where he loved to socialize and work out.   

He was the loving husband of the late Carol Zagarinsky. He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Charlie Tarzian; and Charlene and Leonard Gringlas; and grandchildren, Sam, Rachel, Dylan and Grady.

A memorial service will be held via Zoom on Sunday, November 15 at 2 p.m. ET.  Please email to request the Zoom link.  Plan to log in a few minutes before 2 p.m. because the waiting room will close when the service starts at 2 p.m.  Shiva will be held on Tuesday, November 17 at 7 p.m. using the same link. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the JCC of Indianapolis.




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