Marty Healy to receive Life Time Achievement Award.
Receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ohio State Former Boxers and Associates. lnc. is a humbling experience for Marty Healy. Healy started his amateur boxing career while stationed in Fort Benning, Georgia in 1967 and the love for the sport still continues with him. Healy continues his involvement in boxing with the Ohio State Former Boxers & Associates. lnc. and the Lake Erie Association of USA Boxing. ln 2004, Healy was inducted into the O.S.F.B.&A. Hall of Fame. During Healy‘s involvement with the Association, he has been responsible for the Ad Program Book and he coordinates the annual amateur boxing show for the association. He also was elected vice president of the O.S.F.B.&A. in 2007, He is a former board member of the Cleveland Amateur Golden Gloves. Boxing in the 147 pounds division while in the Army. Healy had a record of 6 and 0. To continue his boxing career when he was discharged from the service in 1970. Healy continued his boxing training with the late “Uncle” John Giachetti at the Easterbrook Recreational Center and at Giachetti A.C. At this time. Healy’s boxing career under the trainer-ship of Giachetti was short. He compiled a boxing record of 4 and 1 . During Healy’s enlistment in the Army. he served from 1967 to 1968 in Vietnam. Healy who is 70 years old, retired from the U.S. Postal Service with 31 years of service. Healy is also a proud member of the Strongsville V.F.W. Post 3345 Honor Guard. An elite Honor Guard that serves as the 7th District State of Ohio Honor Guard and assist the U.S. Dept. of Defense in memorial services. In 2006. Healy was elected Precinct C committeeman for the City of Brook Park and holds a seat on the Cuyahoga County Democratic Central Committee. In his spare time Healy enjoys playing golf with friends, spending time with his grandchildren and his black German Shepard Maxx.
Healy and his wife. Phyllis have two children, Marty. Jr. and Kristen. They have two granddaughters Sophia. three months old and Cara, six years old; and a 3 year old grandsons, Joey