MADRID -- Martha A. Wait, 94, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Massena Rehabilitation Center. There will be no public calling hours. A graveside service will take place in West Potsdam Cemetery in the spring.
Martha was born on October 1, 1925 in Potsdam, the daughter of the late Ernest and Luna (Scovil) Wait. She attended school in the Madrid-Waddington area. Martha worked at Woolworth’s for 29 years as a Pet Service Manager.
She loved sewing, knitting and spending time with her cats as well as reading. Martha had a wonderful sense of humor and was always cheerful.
Martha is survived by a nephew, Ernie Hoadley of Madrid; two nieces, Ellie and John Cerow of Watertown and Marleen Hoadley of Potsdam; four great nieces, Becky Laflair of Canton, Veronica James of FL, Vicki Hoadley of Potsdam and Sarah of CA; three great great nieces, Courtney, Sabrina and Gabby; two great great nephews, Steven and Harry; three great great great nephews, Aiden, Wyatt, and Ethan; and a great great great niece, Addy.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Albert Wait and Melvin Wait; two sisters, Beatrice Hoadley and Marion; and a nephew, Ronald Hoadley.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com