Velna I. Marti
Velna I. Marti (Mountney) 88, of Laurens Street, Cranston Rhode Island died peacefully at The Philip Hullitar Hospice Center on February 23, 2012. She had many part-time jobs throughout her life which included working as a hostess at The Butterfield Home and Chapel, however it was raising her children and keeping her home that brought her the most joy. She was the daughter of Charles and Katherine Mountney, wife of the late Walter A. Marti Sr, and sister of the late Charles Mountney. She is survived by her three children Walter A. Marti Jr, and his wife Anne Marie, Dennis Marti, and Donna Marti and James Reilly. She was the beloved grandmother of four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Velna was a devoted member of Calvary Covenant Church in Cranston. She volunteered regularly at church visiting those who could not venture out. Velna was an avid animal lover and a member of the Providence Animal Rescue League.
The funeral will be held on Monday at 10:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial will follow in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery in Exeter. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4:00-7:00pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to the Providence Animal Rescue League, 34 Elbow Street Providence, RI 02903.
Rita DelDeo - 02/25/2012
I will miss you Vel. We had some good laughs together. Enjoy the "banquet" up there and your new freedom. Save me a seat:) With much love, Rita.
Valerie and Ashley McAuslan - 02/25/2012
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Our prayers to Velen and her wonder family. Love and God be with you all.
Lois Guertin - 02/25/2012
Sincere sympathy to you all... a very special family, headed of late by a very special lady. I love the times we had together! Such precious memories of a quiet, generous, loving servant of Christ! She is with Him now and we look forward to reuniting with her!
Bob and Sherry Mountney - 02/25/2012
Our sincerest sympathy to your family during this period of sadness that your family and friends are now feeling. Aunt Vel, you will be missed by many people. You are a very special and wonderful person who we will miss very much. May God confort you on your final journey to take your place with His Angels above. God Bless You and keep your family here on earth safe.
DONNA MARIE FISHBURN FULTON - 02/26/2012
TO MY BELOVED AUNT, WORDS CANT EXPRESS MY DEEPEST SADNESS AND HOW MUCH I AM GOING TO MISS YOU. YOU ALWAYS WERE THERE FOR ME NO MATTER WHAT. I WILL MISS OUR LUNCHIES AND YUMMIES WE USED TO HAVE ON YOUR PORCH. I WILL LOVE THOSE MEMORIES FOREVER.MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO WALLY,MIMI,DENNIS,DONNA& JIM AND ALL YOUR GRANDCHILDREN AS I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU ADORED THEM. I AM SO SADDENED THAT I CANT BE THERE WITH THEM AT THIS TIME OF SORROW. ALL MY LOVE, YOUR ADORING NEICE DONNA
Christine & Paul Hurtubise - 02/27/2012
Donna & Jimmy,
Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy.We were sorry to hear of your loss.
Judy Wheawill Tolliver - 03/02/2012
I will miss you "Aunt" Velna Many of my childhood memories are of you and your family We all loved you so very much My deepest sympathy to my "cousins" I still love very much.