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“Dear Maker Family,My Condolences to your Family for the loss of Martha.From my parents Arlene Harvey Pintabone and Bob PintaboneLove and Prayers...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Charlene A Pintabone Nameche - NH

“Mrs Maker was a wonderful neighbor while growing up, always friendly about the incessant tennis and wiffle balls hit onto her property. In fact, a...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Evan Boudreau - Neighbor

“Dear Robert, I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. She and I were first cousins, our mothers were sisters. to quote Winnie the Pooh "If...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. My family ( the Goddards) lived on Milner Street and knew your mom very well. Condolences to you and your...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Robert and family, I am so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. For as long as I can remember she was a wonderful person. She will be missed. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Diane (Borden) McNally - MA

“Hi, Robert. I don't know if you remember me or not. I am Margaret Douglas's daughter. I just spoke with my mom and she told me of your mom's...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara (Douglas) Ratliff - PA

“Bobby and JudieWe were so saddened to hear of Martha's passing and want to offer you our deepest condolences. Martha always had great stories to...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mary and Nina Romano - Somerville, MA


Mrs. Martha E. (Wentworth) Maker, of Waltham, died Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Wingate of Weston. She was 89.

Martha was born in Waltham on December 1, 1927, a daughter of the late Chauncey and Edith (Kempton) Wentworth. She worked for the Sullivan and Cogliano Employment Agency for several years.

Martha was a lifelong resident and enjoyed keeping a tidy garden around her home. Martha was also able to travel over the years to destinations around New England and across the country.

She was the wife of the late Kenneth J. Maker and is survived by her son, Robert K. Maker and his wife, Judie, of Billerica and several nieces and nephews.

Martha was also the sister of the late Norman L. Wentworth and Donald N. Wentworth.

Family and friends will honor and remember Martha's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Thursday May 4th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 11 a.m. on Friday morning when her funeral service will be held. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.