Martin, Madeline Erma (nee DeHondt), age 95, of Utica, peacefully passed away on Sunday, January 25, 2015, surrounded by her family. She leaves behind her children, Richard (Donna), Russell (Deborah), Suzanne Martin, Francis (Diane) and Charles (Jean); 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Lawrence DeHondt and her sister, Elsie Delmotte. She is predeceased by her husband Joseph and sons, Henry, Robert and Michael. Madeline and Joseph were partners on their Utica truck garden farms for many years. She provided her family with a loving home and instilled in a strong work ethic and appreciation for a close knit family. She will be remembered for her kindness, strength, willingness to help and her special love and care for children. She will be missed and remembered by her family and friends. Friends and family are invited to join in the celebration of her life at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road (3 blocks east of Van Dyke Avenue) Utica Tuesday 1-9 p.m. Instate Wednesday 11:30 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 44633 Utica Road (beteewn Van Dyke and M-59) Utica, until time of Mass at noon.Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations in her memory be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Fond memories and condolences may be offered to the family at: sullivanfuneraldirectors.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Jan. 27, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View guest book What will you miss most about Madeline Erma Martin? Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Madeline Martin Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Madeline Martin Add a photo +