Mary Agnes (Whalen) Martin


Mary Agnes (Whalen) Martin, 92, of Warwick, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. She was the loving wife of John A. Martin Sr. She was the daughter of the late James A. and Doris (Allen) Whalen.

Born in Providence she spent her youth split between her home in Central Falls and at the Valentine Whitman House which was her family’s former farmhouse. She married in 1951 and resided in Warwick where she raised her family. Mary worked as a Sales Associate for Fashion Bug Inc. in Johnston for over 30 years until her retirement at age 78. She was a devoted member of the Christadelphian Ecclesia Church in Cranston.

She leaves her son Steven J. Martin and his wife Paulette of West Greenwich, her daughter Bethany M. Martin of Blackstone, MA. Her beloved Grandsons Jesse R. Martin, Daniel E. Martin, Christopher T. Martin, Justin M. Martin, and Corey M. Martin. And her five Great-Grandchildren Christopher, Laurel, Brady, Julia, and Caroline.

She was predeceased by two of her sons, Thomas J. Martin and John A. Martin Jr., and her brother the late James J. Whalen.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service for both Mary and her late son John on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 10:00AM at THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick. Interment for Mary will follow at the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter.

Visitation for both Mary and her son John will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday, December 4, 2022 from 4:00PM-8:00PM.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to: American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116-7023, are greatly appreciated.