Martha June “Marty” Straw Davis

Death 9 Apr 2009 (aged 87)
Burial New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 35931481 · View Source
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Martha (Straw) Davis


Age 87, of Stanton, DE, died Thursday, April 9, 2009 at the Christiana Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

Born February 22, 1922 to the late Steiner and Naomi Straw, Martha graduated from P.S. DuPont High School, and later worked at Colonial Trust Bank and Delaware Park Mutuals where she retired from after 35 years of service. She was very active at St. Mark's United Methodist Church and was involved with many church activities.

She was predeceased by her husband, Francis F. Davis in 1989. She is survived by 3 children, Glenn F. Davis and his wife Joan; Gary L. Davis; and Gay Davis-Frazer, and her husband Richard; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 2 nieces.

Marty was a resident of Highfield, The Masonic Home of DE, and her family would like to thank everyone at the home for their loving and caring kindness during Marty's last days.

A viewing will be held on Friday, April 17, 2009 from 6-8 pm at McCRERY MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy. (Rt. 2 at Duncan Rd.), Wilmington, DE 19808. A funeral service will be held the next day at 11 am at Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel, 2220 N. DuPont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720. Friends are invited to call on Saturday after 10:30 am. After the funeral service, interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to Easter Seals Society of Del-Mar, Inc., 61 Corporate Circle, New Castle, DE 19720; Masonic Home of DE, 4800 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807; or St. Mark's UMC, 1700 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19804.

[published 04/16/2009]

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  • Added: 16 Apr 2009
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