Obituary, Mary Faro Martin

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Mary Faro Martin, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at her home in Barefoot Bay, Florida. She was 102 years old. Mary was born on July 2, 1920, in Waterbury, Connecticut to Concetta Zurlo Faro and Angelo Faro. Mary’s early years were spent in Amsterdam, New York, then in Cheshire, Connecticut.

She graduated from the nursing program at Misericordia Hospital in The Bronx, New York. It was here that she met her husband, Warren D. Martin. She then moved to Pawling, New York where she and Warren were married on October 12, 1947. While in Pawling, Mary was active in the Pawling Artists’ Guild, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Pawling Women’s Auxiliary, Pawling Health Association, and the Cub Scouts where she served as a den mother for Den 2. After many years of dedicated service as Registered Nurses, Mary and Warren retired. They then moved to Barefoot Bay in 1987 where their retirement was filled with community activities, card and game nights with neighbors, travel, family visits, and baking the most delicious apple pies in Florida.

Mary loved people! She cherished her time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, neighbors, and friends. Mary was pre-deceased by her husband Warren in 2011. Survivors include her sons Warren (Judy), Stephen, her grandchildren, Gregg, Andrea (Will), Stephen, (Kristina), Brian, (Rose), great-grandchildren Brayden, Makinley, Carlie, many relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations to the charity of your choice or to Vitas Healthcare, Sebastian Florida.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.FountainheadFuneralHome.com for the MARTIN family.

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Author: Harlem Valley News