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Martha (Bowers) Toce, 84

Martha (Bowers) Toce, 84

Martha (Bowers) Toce, age 84, of Hendersonville, NC, formerly of Newington, Connecticut, passed away on July 21, 2015.

Martha graduated from Mechanicsburg High School. She was a key punch supervisor before becoming a loving mother and homemaker. She loved gardening, owls, butterflies, square dancing, and was always ready for a rousing game of cards with her family and friends.

Martha is survived by her three loving daughters, Jennifer Byington, Judy MacDougall, and Jean McCauley; her three sons-in-law, Robert, Dave, and Kevin, respectively; and her eight grandchildren, Caitlin, Evie, Carolyn, Sam, Margaret, Katherine, Lauren, and Kevin Jr., as well as her brother, Raymond “Bud” Bowers.

Martha was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Gerry, and her two sons, Jeffrey and James. Funeral services will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Rocky Hill, Connecticut on Friday, July 31, 2015.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church, 2606 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

To offer online condolences, visit Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.