Tonawanda News


December 26, 2013

Elizabeth A. Martin


Elizabeth A. Martin, age 88, of North Tonawanda passed away on Monday, December 23, 2013 at Elderwood at Wheatfield after a lengthy illness. Born in Tonawanda on May 6, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Erford and Emma (nee Hewitt) Robins. Elizabeth attended Tonawanda schools and graduated from Tonawanda High School in 1943. She worked for many years at Columbus McKinnon Corporation. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, North Tonawanda, the United Methodist Women and the Esther Circle. Elizabeth enjoyed nature, ceramics and cats.
Beloved wife of the late Everett V. Martin who passed away in 1998. Dearest mother of Paul G. Martin and Pamela J. Martin, both of North Tonawanda. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Elizabeth is predeceased by her brother the late Edwin Robins.
The family will be present on Sunday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the WATTENGEL Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda. Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 11 AM from First United Methodist Church, 65 Main St., North Tonawanda. The Rev. Greg Crispell will officiate. Interment will be in White Chapel Memorial Park. Flowers gratefully declined memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or the Niagara County SPCA.
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