HOWARD, Martha


Passed away surrounded by the love of her family at the Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the age of 68.

Dearly loved wife and best friend of Jim for 47 years.

Cherished mother of Tom (Darlene), Rob and Steph. Treasured grandmother of Justine McCurdy, James, Corey, Courtney, Katerina Howard and great grandmother of Liam, Malik and Eli. Predeceased by her parents Armand and Aletta Gouge. Dear sister to Loretta Cartwright (late Clare). She will be missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and special friends.

Martha enjoyed baking with family and could be found listening to one her favourite tunes by Patsy Cline.

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Martha’s life on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Echo Bay Elks Lodge from 11:00 a.m. until time of memorial service at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to ARCH would be appreciated by the family.

A special thank you to the Sault Area Hospital ICU for all the care and compassion shown to Martha and our family.

Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758).