Martha J. Resseguie of South Scranton, formerly of Mount Cobb, died Monday at the Linwood Nursing and Rehabiliation Center after a brief illness. Her husband of 69 years is Norman Resseguie.
Born in Scranton, the daughter of the late Owen and Josephine Silk Owens, she graduated as salutatorian of Scranton Technical High School’s class of 1948. Before retirement, she worked in the local garment industry.
Martha and Norman loved to travel and spend time with her family.
Also surviving are seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by daughters, Kimberly, Cynthia and Mary Louise; granddaughter, Jennifer Dempsey; five younger siblings.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 6 p.m. in the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Friends and family may pay their respects in the funeral home from 5 p.m. until service time.