Dorothy Martin, formerly of South Scranton, died Dec. 19, at the home of her son in Scott Twp. She was the widow of John Martin, who died in 1993.
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Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Sixtina Haen Dickert. She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church until it's closure. She was a graduate of St. Mary's High School, class of 1941. She was a retired employee of Mercy Hospital. She was a member of South Scranton After 50 Club.
She enjoyed shopping and baking.
Surviving are two sons, John J. and wife, Cindy, California; and Ned and wife, Karen, Scott Twp.; grandchildren, Keith Martin and wife, Rena, Laflin; Ruthann Martin, Clarks Summit; Kathleen Martin, Portland, Ore.; Mark Martin and Amy Martin, both of Scranton; and several nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a sister and her husband, Lois and Robert Verrastro.
Mass was celebrated by the Rev. Michael Kirwin at St. John Vianny Parish. Interment was in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
Pallbearers were grandchildren, Ruthann, Keith, Mark and Amy Martin.
To leave an online condolence, visit www.augusthaas funeralhome.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 26, 2012