2012-05-31 / Obituaries

Martha E. Pemantel

Martha E. Pemantel, 66, of Jamestown, passed away peacefully May 28, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. She entered God’s hands and was joined by her loving parents.

Born in Newport, she was a daughter of the late Capt. William A. Sr. and Martha R. (Dutton) Pemantel.

Martha worked as a secretary for the University of Rhode Island for 34 years before retiring. During her youth she was active in many sports and was a member of the Jamestown bowling league. She enjoyed walking, traveling, bingo and the Boston Red Sox. She loved and cherished her six nieces and nephews, and eight great-nieces and great-nephews.

She leaves two sisters, Nancy J. Pinksaw and her husband Michael of Jamestown, and Laura J. Pudjunis and her husband William of Wakefield; and a brother, William A. Pemantel Jr. and his wife Patricia of North Olmsted, Ohio.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Friday, June 1, at 11 a.m. in Cedar Cemetery in Jamestown.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter, 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906.

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