Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 7, 2013

Jean Martin Died June 8, 2013

TRAVERSE CITY — Jean Martin, 94, of Traverse City, passed away on June 8, 2013, at Grand Traverse Pavilions.

She was born on Dec. 6, 1918, to John I. and Beatrice (Campbell) Hill in Winthrop, Mass. Jean married James C. Martin on March 13, 1942, in Traverse City.

Before having children Jean worked as an occupational therapist for Traverse City State Hospital and later as a buyer for Milliken’s. Jean also volunteered her time at Eastern Elementary School.

Jean is survived by her three children, Deborah Jane Martin, James Carter (Denise) Martin and John Campbell Martin.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, James.

A visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Covell Funeral Home in Traverse City, and will be followed by a short memorial service at 4 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Cherryland Humane Society and the Grand Traverse Pavilions, both of Traverse City.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Traverse City.

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