1915 – 2015
South Woodstock – Ella E. Martin, 100, of Loyola Rd., died Saturday morning, December 12, 2015 at Webster Manor. She was the loving wife of the late Normand A. Martin. Born in Dudley, MA, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Emma (Laprade) Perry.
Mrs. Martin worked at several department stores as a clerk and enjoyed spending quality time with her family especially her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.
Ella is survived by a son Robert L. Martin of Webster and a daughter Louise G. Gisleson and her husband Marc of Putnam; a brother Paul Perry of Dudley; six grandchildren Lynne, Leah, Elizabeth, Michael, Brett, and Christopher, thirteen great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by five brothers Alfred, Phillip, Arthur, Bernard, and Norman “Mike” and five sisters Marie Remy, Virgilia Daniels, Lillian Kemp, Rita Deary, and Rena Perry.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Ella’s family from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, 18 East Main St., Webster, MA.
Memorial donations in Ella’s memory may be made to St. Joseph School, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.