MARTIN - Greta (nee Putvin) Age 86, passed away September 29, 2012 in Cumming, Georgia. Although she moved to the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia in the 1980s, Buffalo was always her hometown. She grew up in a house in Sloan built by her maternal grandfather at the turn of the 20th century. During WWII, she went to work for Curtiss aircraft and other defense plants. She married Army Air Corps pilot Robert M. Martin in 1948 and remained married to him until her death. She earned an Associate's Degree from Erie Community College at age 50 and sold real estate in WNY for Century 21 for several years. She survived by her husband Robert and their three sons, Michael, Thomas, and Kurt Martin, as well as four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. There will be no funeral or memorial service. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDONALD AND SON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 150 Sawnee Dr., Cumming, GA 30040, (770) 886-9899.
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Published in the Buffalo News on Oct. 4, 2012