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DERRY, NH: The road rose to meet Mary Teresa O'Leary Martin of Derry, on Friday, September 5, 2014, in her daughter's lakeside home. She was in the company of loving and devoted family members at the time of her death.

Born in Somerville, Mass. on June 30, 1927, Mary was the daughter of Dennis and Mary (Lee) O'Leary, Irish immigrants. Her brothers, Jack O'Leary of Winchester and Dennis O'Leary of Dorchester, predeceased her. Her twin sister, Margaret and sisters, Rita and Joan survive her and live on the Cape.

She was married to John Martin, who died in 2000. Mary also lost her son, John A. Martin in 2013 to MS.

Mary is survived by three of her children, her daughters, Susan Kretschmer and her husband, Dutch of Laconia, Pam Martin of Derry, her son, Dennis and wife, Susan of Millinocket, Maine. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law, sisters and sister-in-law, Mary O'Leary 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and close friends, including all those at Derry Meadows apartments.

A Liturgy of Christian burial was celebrated on Tuesday September 9, at 10 a.m. in St Thomas Aquinas Church, Derry. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfurneralhome.com.
Published on  September 11, 2014
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