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Ethel L. Martel
Pawtucket - Ethel L. (Oldrid) Martel, 94, died Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the devoted wife of the late Roy E. "Jake" Martel. They were married for 51 years.
Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Samuel and Estelle (Esser) Oldrid, she had lived in Pawtucket and Central Falls all her life.
Ethel was a homemaker. She enjoyed listening to music, baking, playing bingo, crossword puzzles, and her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, and the many wonderful times she had together with them.
Ethel was the beloved mother of Janice Landry and Robert Martel, both of Central Falls, Cathy Gardner of Cumberland, James Martel, Sr. of North Smithfield and Patricia Buteau of Pawtucket; the loving grandmother of Crystal, Elizabeth, James, Jennifer and Lisa Martel, Christina Boeck, Michael, Robert and David Barrie, Nicole Pascale, Raymond Landry, and Tracey, Melanie and Jeffrey Buteau. She was the great grandmother of Tiana Chece, Natalia and Jake Martel, John Morel, Aiden Ferreira, Marc Colvin, Christian and Grant Boeck, Alyssa, Gabriella and Benjamin Pascale, and Shey Barrie. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Mildred Sabatini and Henry Oldrid.
Her funeral will be held FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 at 11 A.M. at the BELLOWS-FALSO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call FRIDAY from 9:30 A.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Martel's memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904-9826 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit www.bellowsfh.com.