Martin, Phyllis Geraldine, 79, of Berwick, formerly of Kempt, passed away on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013, in Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Middleton.
Born in Middleton, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Grace (Dunn) Palmer.
Phyllis was a teacher at North Queens Elementary School for many years. She was a Life Member of the United Baptist Woman’s Missionary Union of the Atlantic Provinces and a Dominion Life Member of the Baptist Women’s Missionary Societies of Canada. She was a former member of the Caledonia United Church and Greenfield United Baptist Church. Phyllis served as organist at many churches in the North Queens Area over the years. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, A.L. Patterson Branch #87, Caledonia.
She is survived by a daughter Mary June Martin, of East Port L’Hebert; sons Gerald (Peggy), of Nictaux, John (Odette), of Ottawa, Ontario; grandchildren Nicholas, Laura, Jason (Laurie), Scott (Kandas), Ben, Jonathan, Patrick, Chantal, Bruno; great-grandson Jayden; sisters Margaret Curry, of New Minas, Audrey Newbery, of Kentville, Mary Muise, of Middleton, Nancy (Donald) Hussey, of Hantsport; brother Robert, of Port Elgin, New Brunswick.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 54 years, Albert “Buddy”.
A Funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 24th, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., from the Caledonia United Baptist Church. Reverend John Boddy officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Community Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Caledonia United Baptist Church or to the Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation (Palliative Care Unit). Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com