Rose A. (Anderson) Martin

December 26, 1933 ~ March 30, 2020 (age 86)

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Rose A. (nee Anderson) Martin, 86, of Newtown Square, PA, passed away on March 30, 2020.

She spent the last two years as a resident of Rosewood Gardens Nursing Home, Broomall. Born in Drexel Hill, PA in 1933, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth (nee Bradley) Anderson.  Rose was the loving and devoted wife of James F. Martin for over 67 years.  She is survived by James.  

Rose was a devoted and tireless housewife for the first 16 years of their marriage. Even while raising a family of 10, she took up work in 1974 at National Liberty Insurance Company in Paoli, PA for 21 years. She never missed a day of work.

She was predeceased by her sister, Maureen (Anderson) Clark and her daughter, Catherine (Martin) Moore. Rose was the beloved wife of James F. Martin; loving mother of Rose Anne (Martin) Rosenstock (husband, Todd), James Martin (Wife, Renee Hallermeier), Michael Martin (Wife, Mary Barr), Maureen (Martin) Alf (Husband, Ronald Alf), Joseph Martin, John Martin (Wife, Ellen Vogel) , Thomas Martin, Therese (Martin) DeRita (Husband, Marc), and Christopher Martin (Wife, Lori). Loving Grandmother/Great grandmother of 24 grandchildren and 13 greatgrandchildren. And Loving Aunt to dozens of nieces and nephews.

Services will be private due to coronavirus. A Memorial Service is planned at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Anastasia Church in Newtown Square.


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