Debra Martino - Cumberland

Debra Martino - Cumberland

Debra Martino, age 57, of Cumberland, R.I., beloved wife of Michael Melsopp, passed away on May 17, 2013.

Born in Milford, Conn., on July 27, 1955, she was the daughter of Kenneth Martino and the late Janet Maloney Martino.

Deb was a dedicated teacher for 20 years at N.C.M.S and totally devoted to the betterment of all her students in every facet of education and life.

Thank you, Frances, thank you, Jane and thank you, Jack. She will always be in our thoughts and always in our hearts.

In addition to her loving husband, Michael, she is survived by her brothers, Ken Martino and his wife Tricia, and Gary Martino and his wife Leslie; brother-in-law, Dave Melsopp and his wife Lori; and sister-in-law, Patricia Woolf and her husband Lem. She is also survived by the best and most cherished nephews and nieces an Aunt could ever have been blessed with: Trey, Nick, Will, Robbie, Jimmie, Alissa and Amber, as well as many uncles, aunts and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 23 at Holy Infant Church, Orange, Conn. Burial was in Orange Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904. To leave online condolences, please visit our website at