June 26, 1931 - April 15, 2021
TOWNSEND: Lillian K. (Koivula) Martin, 89, of Townsend died Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Health Alliance – Leominster Hospital. Her husband of 50 years, Roderick H. Martin, died in June 2003. Mrs. Martin was born in West Townsend, June 26, 1931, a daughter of John and Lempi (Wiik) Koivula and resided in Townsend for much of her life. She was a 1949 graduate of Spaulding Memorial School in Townsend and continued her education at Keene State College, Keene, NH before receiving her Bachelors Degree in Education from Fitchburg State College. She began her teaching career in 1953 as a first grade teacher at Lunenburg Elementary School before, in 1964, moving to Spaulding Memorial School in Townsend. She retired from teaching in 1988. Mrs. Martin was a member of St. John’s Church in Townsend. She leaves her daughter and son in law, Mary T. and Robert Brandimarte of Leominster; her son and daughter in law, Roderick H. and Anne Martin III of Charlottesville, VA; her sister and brother in law, Ellen and Leon Pratt of Rindge, NH; five grandchildren, Michael Brandimarte and his wife Anna, Steven Brandimarte, Kevin Brandimarte and his wife Ceren, Jeffrey Brandimarte, Nathan Martin; four great grandchildren, Gabriel Brandimarte, Adrian Brandimarte, Jack Brandimarte and Ayla Brandimarte. She also leaves several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was the sister of the late Paul Koivula of Mason, NH and Celia Lorden of Milford, NH. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at St. John’s Church, 1 School Street, Townsend. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery. Mrs. Martin’s family will receive family and friends at calling hours from 4-7 PM Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Anderson Funeral Home, 250 Main Street, (Rte 119) Townsend Center. For additional information or to leave an online condolence please see their website at www.andersonfuneral.com. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
TOWNSEND: Lillian K. (Koivula) Martin, 89, of Townsend died Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Health Alliance – Leominster Hospital. Her husband of 50 years, Roderick H. Martin, died in June 2003. Mrs. Martin was born in West Townsend, June... View Obituary & Service Information
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