Martin L. Ludecke, formerly of Manhasset, died on February 19, 2018 at age 78. Martin was in New York City and was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Manhasset. He received a bachelor’s degree from Long Island University C.W. Post. He served proudly in the United States Coast Guard. Martin spent over 40 years as a Restaurant and Catering Manager. In 1999 he moved to Wilmington, Delaware, there he was a member of Gimbels American Legion Post 1206 and Delaware Veterans Post #1. He was also a member of the Mamaroneck Fire Department for over 25 years. Martin is survived by his wife Louise (Blihar), his two daughters Alison Moran and Christine and also two siblings Carl and Patricia. He is pre-deceased by his son-in-law Michael Moran. Visitation at the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove, on Tuesday 9 – 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hyacinth RC Church, on Tuesday at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at Nassau Knolls Cemetery.