• Colleen F. Martin
    October 15,2013
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    Colleen F. Martin

    BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — Colleen F. Martin, 48, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital.

    She was born in Springfield, Vt., the daughter of Neil and Patricia (Follett) Martin.

    She was a graduate of Springfield (Vt.) High School in 1983 and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in health, physical education and recreation, from Springfield (Mass.) College in 1987. She participated in high school sports and played collegiate field hockey and lacrosse. She also obtained her Master of Education degree from Boston University and Master of Science degree in marketing management from Rensselaer.

    For the past 26 years, Ms. Martin was a physical education teacher and coach at Avon (Conn.) Middle School.

    Survivors include a sister, Sandi Prescott, and a nephew.

    Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Molloy Funeral Home, 906 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, Conn.

    The graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Springfield, Vt., followed by a reception at 56 Main Street Restaurant.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Colleen Martin Memorial Scholarship, Avon Middle School, West Avon Road, Avon, CT 06001; or Springfield Vermont Humane Society, 401 Skitchewaug Trail, Springfield, VT 05156.

    Local arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vt.
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