Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home Obituaries

Martha J. Sherman 12/28/2018

HARWICH – Martha Jean (Marcoaldi) Sherman, of Harwich, formerly of Needham, Dunellen, Florida, and Norwood passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Wingate of Harwich after a long battle with
Alzheimer’s.  She passed away peacefully with her daughters and her Wingate family by her side.

Born, December 26, 1933 in Needham, MA, she was the daughter of the late Dante and Martha (MacDonald) Marcoaldi of Needham. 

Martha was a graduate of Needham High School and she was employed by the New England Telephone Co, Charwell Nursing Home and Calvert’s in Needham.

Martha leaves her loving daughters: Teresa L Wright (Stephen) of So. Yarmouth, Donna J. DeFaria (Tony) of E. Taunton, and Susan M. Vater (Ronnie) of Norwood; four grandchildren:  Eric and Dante Vater both of Norwood, Antonio (T.J.) DeFaria of E. Taunton, and Susan DeFaria of Fall River; a great-granddaughter Aubree Hackett; her sister Dominica Ekstrand of Virginia; and three Nephews: Robert (Annette) of New York, Alex (Kim) of Holliston and Jack (Cindy) Marcoaldi of New York. 

She was predeceased by her brother Alexander and her sister-in-law Janet Marcoaldi of Framingham.

We are comforted in the knowledge that our Mother has gone home to be with her beloved parents.

A funeral Mass for Martha will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Timothy’s Church, 650 Nichols Street, Norwood, MA.