Rock Funeral Home

1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA


Pauline Joan Martin

May 29, 1935November 3, 2019

Pauline J. Martin, 84, of New Bedford, passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at home. She was the wife of the late Robert D. Martin.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Stanislaw and Josefa Kalles, she was a lifelong resident of the city.

Mrs. Martin was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who cherished the time spent with her family. She is now in heaven with the love of her life dancing cheek to cheek.

She is survived by her daughter Donna Medeiros and her husband Paul of New Bedford; her grandchildren, Jennifer Pezzatti and Amy Medeiros; her great-grandchildren, Mya R. Medeiros and Makenna Pezzatti; and her bonus daughters Debra Melanson and Joanne Santos. She was the mother of the late Gary S. Martin and predeceased by her siblings, Stella, Jenny, Val, Emile, Henry and Pinky.

Private services are in the care of Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. For online tributes, please visit: www.rock-funeralhome.com


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Amy Medeiros

November 6, 2019

Oh my heart ❤️ I love you always Beanie girl

Cathy Melanson

November 5, 2019

Donna I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a wonderful lady. Just as you were lucky to have her she too was lucky to have you. Prayers and love from me and Ken.

Kathy Parker

November 5, 2019

Dear Donna, Paul, and Family. I am so glad that I had your Mom in my life when you and I were teenagers Donna. She was always such a lady. I am sure her and your dad are dancing . Sending you hugs.