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Martha L. Luther

Obituary for Martha L. Luther

May 26, 1926 - July 2, 2020
Somerville, Massachusetts | Age 94


On July 2, 2020, Martha L. Luther died peacefully at the age of 94 at Courtyard Nursing Center in Medford. Martha is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 71 years, John A Luther, Sr.

Born in Manchester, NH to the late John and Isabel (Hickey) Cosgro, Martha was raised in Cambridge and Brighton. Together, Martha and John raised their family while residing in Stoneham for 46 years. They also lived in Melrose and currently in Somerville. Martha was a long-time member of St Patrick Parish and was active in the Pre-Cana Program.

Martha is survived by her loving children, Janet Moylan and her husband Jim of Bristol, CT, Karen Armata and her husband Andy of Wilmington, Susan Corbett and her husband Don of Hooksett, NH, John Jr. and his wife Kim of Stoneham, Nancy McDevitt and her husband Bill of Londonderry, NH, Mary Fiore and her husband Jim of Wakefield, Tom of Wilmington, Barbara Bates and her husband Jim of Andover, Chris and his wife Cindy of Orlando,FL. Also survived by her 16 grandchildren and 8 1/2 great grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and close friends.

Martha was predeceased by her 3 sisters, Joan Ellison, Bunny Cosgro and Barbara Downes.

Please join us for her funeral mass at St Patrick Church, 71 Central Street, Stoneham on Monday July 6 at 10 AM. Interment will be at St Patrick's Cemetery in Stoneham. Calling hours to be private.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The VNA of Eastern MA, 405 Alewife Brook Parkway, Somerville, MA 02144. The family would also like to thank Martha's caregivers at the VNA and PACE.

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McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home Inc

322 Main Street
Stoneham, MA 02180
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