ARLINGTON- Annie V. (McGinty) Martin, 89, passed away on December 27, 2017 at Park Avenue Nursing Center in Arlington. She was the wife of the late Edmond C. Martin until his death in 1974 and then the long-time companion of George Spears.
Annie was born in Drumminin, County Donegal, Ireland on December 13, 1928, the daughter of the late Bernard and Ellen (Toland) McGinty. Annie moved to the United States in 1950. She settled in West Peabody, where she raised her family. She had been employed as a Systems Analyst at both GTE Sylvania and General Electric for several years.
She is survived by her children, David and his wife, Melynda Martin of CA and Fay Martin of Somerville, her granddaughter, Ashley Martin as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her grandson, Grant Martin and her siblings, Eileen Thompsett, Bridget Marie McGinty and Bernard "Bennie" McGinty.
Her Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service on Saturday morning. Burial will follow the service in Saint Jean de Baptiste Cemetery, Lynn. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Happy Tails Pet Rescue, 6 Bradley St., Somerville, MA 02145. www.LyonsFuneral.com.
Published on January 2, 2018