Martha Neustadt Witkin, 99, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Campus in Southington
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She was born in Boston and graduated from Roxbury High School in 1931. She and her husband, Francis, co-founded the West End Laundromat and the Park Street Laundromat in New Britain, where they lived for many years. She won the Connecticut top lottery prize in 1975, and they retired to Dania Beach, Fla., in 1980. Martha was predeceased by her husband, Francis A. Witkin, who died in 1993 at age 82 she moved back to Connecticut in 2006. Martha was a six-year resident of Mulberry Gardens Assisted Living in Plantsville and most recently Southington Care.
The family wishes to thank the dedicated and caring staffs of Mulberry Gardens, Southington Care, the Hospital of Central Connecticut Bradley Campus, and Dr. Leonard Glaser for the treatment and care of our mother.
She is survived by three sons, Laurence, and his wife, Ricka Witkin, of North Palm Beach, Fla., and Farmington, Alan, and his wife, Patricia Witkin of South Windsor, and Neal Witkin of New Britain. She also leaves six grandchildren, Keith, Scott, Jeffrey, Jonathan, Brian, and Tracy; and three great-grandchildren, Brooke, Paige, and Peyton. She also leaves her former daughter-in-law, Donna Witkin of Marion.
Funeral services and burial will be private.
There are no calling hours.
Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford.
To sign the guestbook for Martha please visit online at
Weinstein Mortuary, Inc.
640 Farmington Road Hartford, CT 6105
Published in Journal Inquirer from Feb. 9 to Feb. 13, 2013