Martha E. Brough

March 21, 1916April 3, 2014

Martha E. Brough, 98, of Fayetteville, GA passed away peacefully April 3, 2014. Martha was born March 21, 1916 in West Haven, CT. The daughter of William and Clarissa (Pankopf) Hershel.

Martha graduated from the New Haven State Teachers College and retired from a career of teaching elementary school in the Norwalk, CT school system. She served in the American Red Cross Ambulance Service during WWII. She lived most of her years in Norwalk and then moved to Nashua and Hudson, NH before moving to Fayetteville.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband John A. and survived by daughter Jonsie Pollock and husband Bryan of Peachtree City; son Frederick and wife Sharon of Hudson; grandchildren Shanon Woolf and husband Tom of Kingsland, GA; Dana Black and husband Nathan of Fayetteville; Erick and wife Katherine of Altus, OK; Kiley Kinsey and husband Jon of Las Vegas, NV; great grandchildren Riley and Donavan Black and Audrey and Evan Brough; brother (predeceased) Walter W. Hershel and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Peachtree City, GA on Monday April 7, 2014 at 11:00am. Donations of remembrance to Martha may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.


  • Funeral Mass Monday, April 7, 2014

Martha E. Brough

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Chris Haigis

April 10, 2014

Sharron, Fred and family. So sorry to learn today of Martha's death she was a fun, happy and energetic lady. May she rest in peace and be with our Beloved Jesus ,His Mother and all the angels and saints on this Easter morn. May you all feel the loving peace and grace He gives us to carry on and move forward. Love and remembrance prayers from your friend. Chris Haigis