SALISBURY – Martha Weeks Heath, 68, of 185 Old Turnpike Road, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Concord Hospital after a courageous battle with Multiple Systems Atrophy Disease.
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She was born in Laconia on Aug. 13, 1944, the daughter of Robert and Bernice (Bernard) Weeks. Martha grew up in Meredith and was a 1962 graduate of Inter-Lakes High School. In earlier years she helped operate her family dairy farm in upstate New York. After returning to N.H., she worked as a real estate broker for Maxfield Real Estate. She was an active member of the Salisbury Congregational Community Church and also the Salisbury Historical Society.
She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Roger Heath of Salisbury; one son, Robert Ryman and his wife Karen of York, Pa.; three daughters, Sherry Davenport and her husband Craig of Homer, N.Y., Ruth Tomczyk and her husband Mark of Miami, and Beth Cone and her husband Shawn of Medford Lakes, N.J.; one brother, Robert Weeks and his wife June of Center Harbor; one sister, Elizabeth Welch of Berwick, Maine; eight grandchildren, Cassidy Ryman and Shea Ryman, both of York, Pa., Jennifer Sosa and her husband John of Columbus, Ohio, Christopher Davenport of New Pultz, N.Y., Corrine Brittain and Taylor Brittain, both of Pennsylvania, and Dylan Cone and Trey Cone, both of Medford Lakes, N.J.
Calling hours will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at the Maplewood Cemetery, Old Turnpike Road, Salisbury.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Salisbury Historical Society, PO Box 263, Salisbury, NH 03268 or to the Salisbury Congregational Community Church, 13 Franklin Road, Salisbury, NH 03268.
Published in The Concord Monitor from Aug. 4 to Aug. 5, 2013