Hilda M. Martin

Hilda Mason Martin


Willsboro – Hilda Martin 98 passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Clinton County Nursing Home in Plattsburgh.

Hilda was born on November 8, 1920, the daughter of Guy and Amy Sherman Mason. She graduated from Essex High School class of 1936 and received ar Bachelor's and a Master's degree in education at Plattsburgh Teachers College.

Hilda taught for 31 years in Canajoharie and Willsboro Schools. She served on the Willsboro Board of Education for 15 years and was Director of the Summer Remedial Program for Willsboro Central School.

She was a member of St. Philips of Jesus Church, Altar Rosary Society, and Catholic Daughters. Hilda also served as Church Trustee, Eucharistic Minister, and Lector.

Hilda had many interests. She loved to bowl, golf, knit, play Bridge, and read.

Hilda leaves four children, Hilda Spierto Winkle, Pamela Martin MacDougall, Candace Martin, and James Martin; seven Grandchildren; and eight Great Grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Diane Spierto Owen; husbands, Arnold Spierto, John LaBarge, and Gordon Martin; sisters, Fern Cunnion and Marion Breed; and a Brother, Lyle Mason.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Philip Of Jesus Church in Willsboro at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.