Evelyn Martin, 96, Tiverton

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(Mary) Evelyn Martin passed away at Grand Islander Health Center in Middletown on Friday, July 26, 2013, after a short illness. Born on April 24, 1917, she was the daughter of the late James Carroll and Agnes (Harrington) Carroll.  She was married for 65 years to John Martin who predeceased her in 2004.

Mrs. Martin was a former member of the Tiverton Women’s Club, and a longtime member of the Tiverton Garden Club and the Tiverton Yacht Club. She enjoyed ballroom dancing, boating and traveling.

Mrs. Martin is survived by her three children and their spouses, sons John (Cherie) of Tiverton, David (Mary) of Tunkhannock Penn., and daughter Gail (David Welsh) of Jamestown; grandchildren John Jason, Natasha Lee, Christopher, Elizabeth (Mathew Glenn), Ted (Liz), Christy (Scott Matz), Patrick (Dana), and Molly; and great-grandchildren Danny and Reed;  two sisters-in-law, Dolores Martin and Marion Carroll, many nieces and nephews, and two faithful caregivers, Edie and Sandy. She was also predeceased by her brothers, James, Thomas, John and Owen Carroll and sisters Margaret Braga, Rita Pimental and Patricia Stewart.

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