PITTSFIELD- Mrs. Barbara J. Martin, 77, of Pittsfield, passed away at The Birches in Concord on February 12, 2021 after a long illness.
Born in Pittsfield, Barbara was the daughter of the late Maurice and Rita (Genest) Davis. She was raised and educated in Pittsfield and resided there her entire life.
In earlier years, Barbara was employed at the Pittsfield Weaving Company. In later years, she worked at the Gilmanton Schools and donated her time to help others at the Brock Home in Pittsfield.
She enjoyed cooking, pottery, reading, gardening and especially loved the ocean at Wells Beach. She was dedicated to her pets. Above all else, she cherished family gatherings and time spent with family, card games, puzzles, holidays and any other reason to gather---the bigger the better!
She was predeceased by her sister, Beverly Martel.
Barbara is survived by her beloved husband of 30 years, Gordon K. Martin; her four children: Victor Drouin and his wife Catherine of Wolfeboro, Mike Mikula of Gilmanton, Gregory Martin and his wife Jennifer of Center Barnstead and Jennifer Martin of East Boston, MA. She was the grandmother to Victor “Nathan” and Kyle Drouin and Georgie and Glidden Martin. She also leaves her siblings: Brenda Cowdrey of Barnstead, Bonnie Chagnon of Pittsfield, Bradley Graeme of Hillsboro, Bea Douglas of Pittsfield, Betty Lines of Gilmanton and Bernice Davis of Rochester, VT. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
A Walk-Through Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 27th from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. in the Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home 1217 Suncook Valley Highway in Epsom. In accordance with state and local guidelines, all attendees must wear face-coverings and adhere to social distancing as directed. Burial will take place in the spring at Floral Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to Alzheimer’s Association of NH/Massachusetts. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.stilloaks.com
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