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“Doug so sorry to hear about Sheila please let me know if you need anything, missing you and Jay very much. Vin just got hold of me today , I will let...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Bob Lansing - Sandwich, MA

“We've known Sheila and the Martin family from growing up in Easton and as neighbors. We are sending sincere condolences to her family at the loss of...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Thomas/Judith Sabin - Naples, FL

“Forever in my heart. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Jeanne Sinclair - Oceanside, CA

“I worked closely with Sheila in Campus Ministry at Stonehill in the Nineties. Sheila was consistently generous, calm and patient, even in the most...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Daniel Lamoureux - Boston, MA

“Deepest sympathies to Sheila's family, especially Doug. Sheila was an amazing lady ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Rosemary Anderson - Bridgewater

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Doug & family love Don Cabral & Family ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Don Cabral - Pendleton, OR

“Sheila was the best. At Stonehill College, we all knew she loved the Lord. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Virginia Polanski - Easton, MA

“I was blessed to share that right hand room at My Brother's Keeper for the last few years with Sheila. She was a joy and as she used to say, we...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Margaret Malpiede - South Easton, MA

“I was blessed in being able to know and work with Sheila at My Brother's Keeper. She occupied the first office on the right when I entered the...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Just Joe Kennedy - W Bridgewater, MA

“My prayers and thoughts are with you ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin Brennan - Bridgewater, MA


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EASTON----Sheila E. (Geldart) Martin, 76, a longtime resident of Easton, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 under the care of her family. She was the wife of Douglas James Martin for 55 years.

Born in Stoughton, a daughter of the late Eugene F. and Marion E. (King) Geldart, she was raised in Stoughton where she attended St. Mary's School and later moved to Easton and was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School. She began working at the former Geldart's Colonial Gift Shop in Easton which was owned and operated by her parents.

Sheila was employed as an administrative assistant of Campus Ministry at Stonehill College and later at the Congregation of Holy Cross Development Office in Easton, retiring in 2008.

A communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church in Easton, she was a member of the Daughters of Isabella. A woman of strong faith, she was an active volunteer at Immaculate Conception as well as My Brother's Keeper.

A member of the Westgate Ladies Bowling League and the Socialites, she enjoyed traveling abroad to Europe visiting Italy and France as well as traveling within the US. She was devoted to her family.

In addition to her husband Douglas "Doug", she is survived by two children, Jay Douglas Martin and his wife Ann of Easton and Tara Jean Foxx and her husband Brian of Easton; her siblings, Marilyn Miller of Las Vegas, NV, Regina Gillis of Hull, Donald Miller of FL. and Edward Miller of Brockton; and three grandchildren, Donald Martin, Kyle Foxx and Megan Foxx.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Monday at 9:00 a.m. from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton, followed by a funeral Mass in the Holy Cross Church, 225 Purchase Street, Easton, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in South Easton Cemetery, Easton. Visiting hours on Sunday from 2-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Sheila's memory may be sent to My Brother's Keeper, PO Box 338, North Easton, MA. 02356. For directions or condolences visit www.kanefuneralhome.com