EVELYN STEWART MARTIN
Evelyn Stewart Martin, age 92 years, a longtime area resident, died early Saturday morning, June 26, 2010, in the Franklin County Rehab Center.
Born in Lowell, Vt. on April 4, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Parkman Clarence and Gertrude (Proper) Stewart. She graduated from the former Highgate High School and on Sept. 25, 1937, was married to George William Martin, Jr., who predeceased her on Jan. 3, 1998.
Evelyn leaves her son, George Martin III and his wife, Evelyn, of Highgate Falls; and a daughter, Patricia Martin Wells and her husband, Larry, of Essex Junction; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and her husband, Evelyn was predeceased by a son, Dennis Allen Martin; and a grandson, Bobby Wells.
A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, July 1, 2010, at 11 a.m. from The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton (868-3331). The Rev. Anne Torrance Bachmann, pastor of the Swanton Memorial United Methodist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow at the Martin family lot in St. Johns Episcopal Cemetery in Highgate Falls. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday morning from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Gifts in Evelyn’s memory may be made to the Community Center in care of Carolyn Bushey, 48 Severance Rd,, Sheldon, Vt. 05483.
To offer private online condolences please visit: www.kiddermemorialhome.com.
A notice of Funeral Held will be posted at the above funeral home Web site following the funeral.