Mary M., 83, of Durham passed away on October 10, 2013. Mary was born and raised in Passaic, NJ, daughter of Andrew and Tani Martyn. She graduated Passaic High School and served as a legal secretary and bookkeeper for several companies over the years. She lived in Oakland, New Jersey and Sunrise, Florida before moving to North Carolina. She enjoyed crocheting for the veterans and cancer center patients.
Mary was a loving mother and friend to many. She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas and son, Robert.
Mary is survived by her daughters, Laurie Ely and her husband Rick of Coconut Creek, FL and Tani Kennedy of Raleigh, NC; and a brother Benjamin Martyn, wife Barbara and nephew Douglas.
A memorial service will be held at Mitchell Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 6PM until 8PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary's name to the American Liver Foundation, the
, or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.