Janet McLean Martin(1923 - 2013)

Janet McLean Martin
Portsmouth - Janet McLean Martin, 90, died April 16, 2013. She was born in Edinburg, Scotland, February 19, 1923. She moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, at age two, and upon marriage to John Edward Martin came to Portsmouth, where she resided for over 65 years. Janet was predeceased by her husband, John Edward Martin; parents, James and Margaret Imrie; brothers, George, Peter and James Imrie; and sisters, Margaret Cannella and Susan Imire.
Janet is survived by her brother, Joe Imrie of Cambridge, Massachusetts; children, Jean James, husband Tim, John Edward Martin, wife Patricia, Mary Martin, husband Tom Costa, James Martin, wife Kathryne, and Janet Turner, husband Bob; grandchildren, Jill Valko, husband Chris, Karen Dewey, husband Brian, Stephen Martin, wife Dawn, Joseph Martin, wife Ashley, Elizabeth Curtin, husband Ty, Phillip Martin, Hank, Caroline, Amelia Turner; and seven great-grand children.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 19, in Holy Angel's Catholic Church. Burial will be private in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to Holy Angel's Catholic Church, 34 Afton Parkway, Portsmouth, VA 23702.

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 18, 2013