Rita B. Martin
1942 ∼ 2017
Rita B. (Brazil) Martin, age 74, of East Bridgewater, died unexpectedly but peacefully on Oct. 5th at her home.
Rita was the loving daughter of the late William and Virginia ( Oliver) Brazil, and was a lifelong resident of the greater Bridgewater area. Rita was known for her boundless personality. She loved to talk to people, whether she knew you or not, and spend time listening to you. She frequented many local coffee shops. She also was enthusiastic about antique cars, and car shows. Rita always meant well, and known for her thoughtfulness and generosity, and would do anything for family and friends.
She was predeceased by her two boys; the late William J. Zeigler (Peanut) and the late Richard Martin, Jr. (Dickie). She was the mother of Rita M. Bryant of NH. Sister of Joseph A. Brazil, Nancy I. (Brazil) Ziomek, both of Bridgewater, and the late Alberta J. Brazil. She was also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral from the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason, Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St., Bridgewater on Fri. Oct. 13th at 9:00 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 103 Center St., Bridgewater followed by a burial at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home.