Marie A. Martin, 85, of Hopkinton, passed away May 28, 2016. Born in Framingham, she was the third daughter of Peter and Concepcion (Morales) Martin.
Marie graduated from Hopkinton High School in 1948 and was the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Award for Good Citizenship. She worked at Bay State Abrasives Co. for 47 years where she served as the Personnel Manager and then Benefits Manager. She enjoyed traveling and did so extensively, including traveling to Cuba and the Canary Islands to meet with her cousins and uncles who lived in those countries. She was a former member of St. John's Woman's Guild. She was an avid bowler and bowled in several leagues. She was also an avid golfer and was a member of the Westborough Country Club, while employed at Bay State Abrasive Co. Besides traveling her other real passion was playing Bridge and in spite of being legally blind, she was able to continue playing until she went into the nursing home.
She is survived by her siblings, Helen Paul of Westborough, Anne Marcy of Woodville, Sandra Brennan and her husband Jim Brennan of Woodville, Joseph Martin and his wife Jeanne of Woodville; her cousins, Bill Morales of Hopkinton, Lino Morales of Grafton, Mary Feldman of Ashland, Frank Perera of Westborough and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Peter Martin, Bobby Martin and Harry Martin and her sisters, Maria Martin and Rose Leveille.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 3rd at 10:00-11:15 a.m. at Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral mass will follow visitation at 11:45 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Hopkinton. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.