Barbara L. Martin, , 84, died on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Kent Hospital in Warwick. She was the wife of the late Roy J. Martin. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Bernard J. and May (Lewin) Schiffman.
She was a graduate of Assumption School and St. Xavius Academy Class of 1946. She retired from Davol Inc. after 24 years.
Mrs. Martin is survived by her son Robert G. Martin and two daughters Rosemary and husband Stephen McNulty, Joan B. and husband Bruno Pelletier; a sister Elizabeth Rapson; two grandchildren: Meloday and Michael Martin; daughter-in-law Mellisa Martin; many nieces and nephews and a special friend May Leslie Cranly. She was predeceased by a son Roy J. Martin Jr.; a sister Joan (Schiffman) Kohler and a friend Bruce Hanson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at SS John and Paul Church, 341 South Main Street, Coventry on Saturday, July 7 at 11 AM followed with interment at St. Josephs Cemetery in West Greenwich. Visitation from 9:15-10:15 AM Saturday prior to Mass at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center and Joslin Clinic, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.
Read Barbara Martin's Obituary and Guestbook on www.carpenterjenks.com.