Martha S. Bartholomew

Bartholomew, Martha S "" Martha Bartholomew passed away peacefully on 6/29/13 at the Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs FL after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Born in Newark NJ on January 14, 1927, daughter of the late Hermann and Martha Schmidt, she lived in Irvington NJ and Rahway NJ for many years prior to retiring to Winter Springs FL in 1988. She was employed by Rahway Lumber Company as bookkeeper for over 30 years. Martha was also a partner in Verona Paint and Hardware during the early 1980's. In 1948, she married Alex Czopek Sr. who died in 1972. Martha then married Louin (Bart) Bartholomew in 1988, Bart passed away in 1997. Martha leaves behind an adoring family including her daughter Laura C. Scott of Winter Springs FL with whom she made her home , her son Robert H. Czopek (Charlene) of St Augustine FL and her son Alex F. Czopek (Diana) of Valrico FL. Her grandchildren Rosemary Czopek (Calvin Hagglov), David Czopek (Lisa Malinowski), Christina Kujawa (Richard), Robbie Czopek and Caroline Scott remember her fondly. Martha had a special place in her heart for her great-granddaughter Sophia Kujawa. She also leaves behind a sister, Maria Simon, of Jackson NJ. Burial services are private, and there will be no calling hours. Please consider remembering Martha with a donation to the wonderful caring ministry of Hospice of the Comforter, 605 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs FL 32714

Published in the Orlando Sentinel from July 10 to July 11, 2013