Susan Driscoll Martin, 92, of Southbury, CT, died on September 30, 2021, at the Woodlands at Pomperaug Woods. She was born on May 6, 1929, in White Plains, NY, to the late Ethel Brennan Driscoll and Arthur F. Driscoll. She was predeceased in June by her husband of nearly 70 years, William Edwin Martin.
Sue grew up in Scarsdale, NY. After graduating from Scarsdale High School, she attended Pine Manor Junior College and the Tobe-Coburn School for Fashion Careers. She met William Edwin Martin in 1950 and they married in 1951, eventually settling in Stratford, CT, where they raised their family. They retired to West Suffield, CT, and spent many years at their beloved lake home before moving to Pomperaug Woods. Sue made a career of caring for her home and family and volunteering for the Girl Scouts and her parish church. She was a gifted fiber artist, primarily in sewing and knitting, including clerical vestments. Many of her handmade items are her enduring legacy. In addition to creating items with her hands, her faith and her family were her passion.
Sue is survived by her children David Martin (Miriam), Ellen Martin (Jeff), and Janice Martin Ganetsky (Glenn): six grandchildren Rachel Hall, Nathan Hyde, Alexa Martin, Rosalie Martin, Dakota Martin, and Eric Ganetsky; one great grandson, Woodrow Louis Hall; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters Marjorie Tucker, Ethel Mallory, and Kathleen Johnson.
A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday October 7, 2021 at 11:30 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church, 910 Main St. S., Southbury, CT. Please note masks will be required at the church. Burial will be Friday October 8, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Sue’s memory to Catholic Charities, Pomperaug Woods, or your favorite charity.
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