MADAWASKA – Rina Martin, 77, passed away Feb. 3, 2014, at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born Aug. 28, 1936, in Edmundston, N.B., Canada, daughter of the late Michel and Cecile (Dumond) Michaud.
Her life was all about her family. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a communicant of St. Thomas Aquinas Church.
Rina is survived by two sons, Gino Martin and his wife, Karen, of Caribou, and Michael Martin and his wife, Pierrette, of Edmundston; two daughters, Audrey Cyr and her husband, Rick, and Peggy Daigle and her husband, Andrew, all of Madawaska; eight grandchildren, Andrew, Amy, Kevin, Stephanie, Nathalie, Megan, Courtney, and Anthony; three great-grandchildren, Mekenzie, Maxime, and Charlotte; and one sister, Donata Michaud of Edmundston. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Martin in 2009; and eight siblings.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Family and friends may call 9-10:45 a.m. before the service Thursday, at Lajoie Funeral Home. For online condolences, please visit www.lajoiefuneralhome.com.