She is predeceased by her brother, Jack Pierce, and her sister, Natalie Nash. Martha is survived by Karen Welch of Kittery, Maine, Donald Welch and wife Jan of Salem, Jack Welch and his wife Sally of N. Yarmouth, Maine, Elizabeth Ohlhorst and her husband Gary of Pace, Fla. and Gregory Welch of Marblehead. The other shining stars in her eyes were her grandchildren, A.J., Carly, Ben, Michael, Amanda, Gregory Jr., Brian, and her great-grandchildren Ashlyn and Jackson.
The Welch family would like to extend their deepest thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Maier and staff, the doctors and staff at Northeast Neurology, and most of all Dr. Epstein, Pam, Julie and the staff at Blueberry Hill.
ARRANGEMENTS: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Martha’s memory to, Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or Make-A-Wish of MA, One Bulfinch Place, 2nd Floor, Hemingway Drive, Boston MA 02114. Visiting hours will be held in the Eustis & Cornell Funeral Home, 142 Elm Street, Marblehead, on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, from 3-7 PM. At the family’s request, graveside services at Waterside Cemetery will be private. Please visit the online guest book at www.eustisandcornellfuneralhome.com