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Martha L. Bommarito

Martha L. Bommarito

Sept. 2, 1929 - Nov. 12, 2021

BLOOMINGTON - Martha L. Bommarito passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021. Precious wife to the late James W. Bommarito. A loving mother to Frank and Debra Bommarito; and a devoted grandmother to her three grandchildren; Kaemon, Elias and Amira Bommarito. Beloved sister to George R. Hawes, and the late Jessie M. Ford.

Martha spent her life dedicated to helping others. First as a registered nurse, and school nurse, before becoming an elementary school teacher. Friend to all who met her and loved by many, Martha will be missed.


Published by The Pantagraph on Nov. 20, 2021.
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She was my aunt and my mom (Margaret/Peg's) sister. While we had unfortunately lost touch thru the years I remember her as an incredibly kind and caring person and looked forward to the visits from the Bommarito family. Aunt Martha always seemed very even keeled and not easily riled...always had a understanding manner about her. The world is poorer from her absence.
Rob Miller
Family
December 16, 2021
Our prayers are with you.
Art Rodriguez
November 26, 2021
Our prayers and condolences for the Bommarito family.
Kent Retzer
November 24, 2021
I also think of Martha as one who always helped others. I think she nursed throughout her life. As a teacher she created a classroom that fostered engagement, cooperation, and care for all living things. Students often hung out in Mrs. Bommarito's classroom after the final bell rang. They liked to feed the animals and they liked being with her. Ttheir learning continued as they cared for animals and helped out in the room. Martha also cared deeply about protecting our Earth and maintaining its health. Her personal values and her academic training equipped her to be an excellent science and environmental education teacher. Finally, she cared so much for her family, too. She enriched the lives of all who knew her.
Jack Muirhead
Work
November 21, 2021
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