Martha C. Raia (Templeton), 80, formerly of Londonderry, NH, Lexington, MA and Centreville, MS died Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Warde Health Center, Windham from complications of Alzheimers disease. Beloved wife of Richard M. Raia of Londonderry, NH, formerly of Lexington and Arlington, MA. Daughter of the late James and Elreno (Johnson) Templeton of Centreville, MS. Loving mother of Lyn Toomey and her husband Charles of Londonderry, Steven Raia and his wife Maxine of Norfolk, MA, Michael Raia and his wife Vicki of Wrentham, MA, and Joseph Raia of Millis, MA. Cherished grandmother of Lynsey and Jessica Toomey, Joshua and Sophia Raia, Alex and Daniel Raia and Cameron Raia. Also lovingly survived by her sister, Jean Napier of Jackson MS, and brothers James Templeton of St. Amant, LA, and Johnny Templeton of Centreville, MS, and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Martha was a graduate of Centreville High School, Southern Mississippi College and Vanderbuilt University graduate School with a Masters Degree in Hearing and Speech Therapy. There were no calling hours. Following cremation, a memorial service was held on Wednesday November 21, 2012 at 11:00am in the Warde Health Center, 21 Searles Road, Windham, NH. Burial followed at 2pm, in Westview Cemetery, Bedford St. Lexington, MA. Memorial contributions may be made to the
NH Chapter, 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 201, Bedford, NH 03110. The Peabody Funeral Home and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry is assisting the family with arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome. com.
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Published in The Lexington Minuteman from Nov. 17 to Nov. 24, 2012