Elvina Martino

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Mrs. Elvina "Sis" Martino



Mrs. Elvina "Sis" Martino, age 92, of Biloxi, passed away Monday, September 1, 2014.

Mrs. Martino was born in Biloxi where she remained a lifelong resident. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother who will be remembered for the devotion and care given to her son for the 31 years of his life. Mrs. Martino was the house keeper for the Nativity Rectory for 18 years.

Mrs. Martino is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph J. Martino, Sr.; son, Ralph J. Martino, Jr.; parents, Francis and Stella Ryan; and brother, Edward "Specks" Ryan.

Survivors include her daughters, Carolyn Martino of Biloxi, MS and Susan Martino of Houston, TX.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the care and support given to their mother by the SAAD Healthcare staff and a special thanks to Amber, Jennifer, Serena and Vicki.

In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials to be made to St. Michael Parish Life Center, P.O. Box 523, Biloxi, MS 39533.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may visit 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Southern Memorial Park. The Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com


Published in The Sun Herald on Sept. 3, 2014
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