Frieda R. (DeSalvo) Martens

September 29, 1922 ~ May 16, 2014 (age 91)
MARTENS, Frieda Rose (DeSalvo) of Hyde Park, passed peacefully on May 16, age 91. Beloved wife of the late Behrend Martens "Bud". Devoted mother of Nancy Merz Nordstrom and her husband Mauritz of Hudson, NH, Robert H. and his wife Francesca of Beverly Hills, FL, Mary F. Marcel and her husband Thomas of hanover, Paul A. of W. Warwick, RI, David M. and his wife Jacqueline of Raynham and Annette L. Martens of Fredricksburg, VA. Cherished sister of the late Mildred Meehan, Claire Goodrich, William DeSalvo, Adolph DeSalvo, Virginia Connerney and Victoria Burack. Loving grandmother of 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.

Visiting hours will be held Wednesday morning from 9-10 at the Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home, 22 Oak St., HYDE PARK, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park, at 10. Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited. Frieda was a longtime nurse at Milton Hospital and a dedicated volunteer at Blake Estates. Please, in lieu of flowers, all donations can be made to Marian Manor Activities Dept., attn Sugar, 33 Summer St., Taunton 02780. For directions and guestbook please visit

Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home
Hyde Park, MA
tel: 617-361-3216
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