Elsie Jeanne Dorr Martin
Lifelong Resident of Norwalk
Elsie Dorr Martin, 78, wife of Keith H. Martin of Norwalk, CT, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Norwalk Hospital after suffering from long term health issues.
Born October 30, 1935 on Spring Hill Ave. in Norwalk, she was the daughter of the late Sanders M. Dorr and Emma Barron Dorr.
Elsie attended Norwalk Schools and graduated from Norwalk High School in 1953. She was a member of the DAR Norwalk Chapter. Elsie had a great love and passion for the Green Mountains of Vermont and her vacation home in the small town Ripton.
Elsie is survived by her husband Keith H. Martin of Norwalk; her three children David Martin of Lyme, CT, Linda Martin and James Martin both of Norwalk; granddaughter Sarah Palmer and her husband William Palmer Jr. and her precious and adored great grandchildren Mia and Gunnar Palmer. Elsie is also survived by her three sisters Violet Tasco of Norwalk, Ethel Rubino of Norwalk and Millicent Bailey of California, along with her many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by two brothers Sanders Dorr Jr., killed in action in World War II and Robert Dorr.
Services will be held on Wednesday, April 16, at 11:00 am in the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 9:00 to 11:00 am in the funeral home.www.collins-funeral.com