Marie Aline Martin, 82, homemaker, volunteer

May 18, 2002

Marie Aline Martin, a homemaker active in several patriotic organizations, died Wednesday of heart failure at her home in Royal Oak. She was 82.

Mrs. Martin, who was known as "Winkie," had lived in Royal Oak on Maryland's Eastern Shore since 1983.

Born Marie Aline McGuigan in LaGrange, Ill., she was reared in Montclair, N.J., where she graduated from high school. She earned her associate's degree from National Park Junior College in Forest Glen, and during World War II worked as a claims adjuster in New York City for Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.

She was married in 1945 to William G. Martin, a management consultant, who died in 1987.

Mrs. Martin had lived in the Hampton section of Baltimore County and in Radnor, Pa., before moving to the Talbot County community in 1983.

While living in Towson, she was a member and sang with the choir of Towson Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Colonial Dames of Maryland.

Mrs. Martin was a member of the Garden Club of the Eastern Shore, St. Andrews Society of the Eastern Shore and Historical Society of Talbot County. She also volunteered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels.

She enjoyed sailing and was a member of the Tred Avon Yacht Club.

Mrs. Martin was a communicant and a member of the choir of Christ Episcopal Church in St. Michaels, where a memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday.

Survivors include a son, Charles A. Martin of Devon, Pa.; three daughters, Cassandra C. Burghart of Paoli, Pa., Marie M. Martin of Chevy Chase and Elizabeth H. Perkins of Rockville; a brother, Frank H. McGuigan III of St. Louis; a sister, Marge Cooke of Lake Hiawatha, N.J.; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

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