HAVERHILL- Ethel ( Athanasia ) Relias Gioka Martines, formerly of Clinton, MA; passed away on Wednesday the 10th of January at Wingate in Haverhill. Ethel moved to Haverhill in 1951, after wedding her beloved husband, Nicholas William Martines of Haverhill, who passed away in 2007.
Ethel leaves behind son, Bill and daughter-in-law, Virginia, and granddaughter, Alexandra; son, John and partner, Scott, and her sister, Celia Kotis. Ethel also leaves behind many nieces & nephews, along with many cousins by the extended families of Gioka & Relias, who migrated from Greece to America, at the turn of the century.
Ethel will be laid to rest in the Martines Family Plot at Linwood Cemetery in Haverhill.
Ethel requested a private service, with no calling hours, and in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to the charity of your choice in her honor.
In our memories, her memory will be eternal, along with the memories of loved-ones who have already passed. May Ethel now rest in peace!
Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill & Bradford. To share a memory or for more information please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on January 12, 2018