Martha Budd Shelnutt

Martha Budd Shelnutt

AGE: 88 • Wilmington

Martha Budd Shelnutt, age 88, of Wilmington, Delaware died on June 25, 2014.

She graduated from Wilmington Friends School in 1943 and attended Sweet Briar College.

Martha was the former owner of La Cocina in Greenville, DE, and worked at Carl Doubet Jewelers where she retired after 20 years in 2010.

She enjoyed volunteering for many Wilmington organizations including the Alumnae Association of Wilmington Friends School, The Delaware Theatre Company and volunteered at the Seattle Repertory Theatre.

Martha is predeceased by her daughter, Barbara Bolender and her parents, Montgomery and Lois Budd.

She is survived by three daughters, Ann Barry (Gerard Dunne) of Rego Park, NY, Jane Button (David) of Burlington, WA, and Sarah Plasha (Dennis) of Medford Lakes, NJ; five grandchildren, Alexandra Ambrose of Berkeley, CA, Christopher Ambrose of Spokane, WA, Abraham Trabka of Beacon, NY, Bradford Plasha and Abby Plasha of Medford Lakes, NJ; 4 Great-Grandchildren and cousin Richard Everts (Alice) of Vancouver, WA.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday July 13, 2014 at 4:00pm at Chandler Funeral Homes 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803.

In lieu of flowers please send contributions in Martha's honor to the Delaware Theatre Company 200 Water Street, Wilmington, DE 19801,

For online condolences please visit www.chandler

Funeral Home

Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematorium
2506 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 478-7100

Published in The News Journal from July 8 to July 10, 2014