BERLIN - Pauline Theresa (Valliere) Martin, 78, died peacefully Aug. 29, 2011, at Coos County Nursing Home after a long illness.
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She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Donald N. Martin; three sons, Claude Martin and his wife Faye of Austin, Tex., David Martin and his wife Gina of Berlin, and Roland Martin of Berlin; two daughters, Diane Viger and her husband Richard of Concord, and Jeanne Savage and her husband William of Loudon; 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and many friends.
She was a strong-willed lady, a wonderful and caring wife, mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother who touched many lives.
She is loved and will be missed.
SERVICES: There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin. The Rev. Mark Dollard will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Anne Cemetery in Berlin. In tribute for her love of flowers, the family welcomes them or donations may be made to the Activity Fund, Coos County Nursing Home, 364 Cates Hill Road, Berlin, 03570. For more information, go to fleury-patry.com.
Published in Union Leader on Sept. 1, 2011