12, 1923 - November 28, 2016
Martin, a long time resident of Malden passed away at her home on
Monday morning, November 28, 2016 with her loving family at her
side. She was 93. Anne was born in Winchester, MA on July 12,
1923 the daughter of the late John J. & Helena M. (Doucette)
Anne attended St. Charles School in Woburn. After her schooling
she worked at the General Electric Plant during WWII. She later
met the love of her life John (Pepper) Martin. The couple
married in September of 1944 in St. Patrick’s Church, Stoneham
and started a family.
In the couples early years Anne & Pepper started their own
greenhouse business in Malden called the Martin’s Flower
Shop, on Lebanon St., Malden. The business has been in Malden
for over 70 Years. Martin’s Flower Shop a family business still
to this day, that many Malden residents and surrounding
communities depend on for all their beautiful floral needs.
Anne’s biggest job then in early times began with the raising of
seven children, Maureen, Kathleen, Colleen, Henry, Daniel,
Eileen, and Frederick. It seems inadequate to say Anne was a
devoted to her family. When in fact Anne was known as the glue
that held the family together, through good times and hard
times. Grammy never held a baby that she didn’t love immediately
and instantly take into her heart. Anne was wise, hardworking,
understanding and will forever be engraved in her family’s
Anne was the devoted mother of Maureen Furilla and her husband
Edmund of Plymouth, MA Kathleen Darbe and her husband Les of
North Reading, Colleen Martin, Henry E. Martin, Daniel J. Martin
and his wife Nancy all of Malden, Eileen Uberti and her husband
James of Litchfield, NH, Frederick J. Martin and his wife
Deborah of Stoneham.
Anne was the cherished grandmother of twelve
grandchildren, Kevin & Rebecca Furilla of Tewksbury, Kerry &
Andrew Miller of Hopkinton, Keith & Elizabeth Furilla of
Whitinsville, Colleen & John Campbell of Derry, NH, Brian Darbe
of N. Reading, Megan Uberti of Litchfield, NH. Matthew Uberti of
Litchfield, NH, Melinda & Patrick Lane of Lynn, Daniel Martin of
Malden, John, Timothy and Ryan Martin all of Stoneham.
Eight great-grandchildren, Hailey & Alison Furilla of Tewksbury,
Jack, Molly, Emily Miller of Hopkinton, Tristen Martin of Malden,
Joey & Kevin Campbell of Derry, NH
and 3 nieces and their families.
Anne was also survived by her
loving brother in-law Ernie Martin.
was predeceased by her loving husband John (Pepper) Martin and
her late sister Esther Premont and her late husband Archie.
Funeral from the Weir-Mac Cuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144
Salem St., Malden on Thursday, December 1st, at 9AM, followed by
a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem
St., Malden at 10AM.Interment to follow in Calvary Cemetery,
Relatives and friends may
call at the funeral home on Wednesday, November. 30, 2016
from 4-8 PM.