Martha Castanza Martello

Feb. 22, 1920 – May 22, 2013

Martha Castanza Martello of Waukesha was born to eternal life Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Masonic Center for Health & Rehab at the age of 93. She was born Feb. 22, 1920, the daughter of Vinchenzo and Teresa (nee Capitalano) Castanza.

On May 5, 1945, she married Angelo Martello in Waukesha; he preceded her in death in 1995. She enjoyed art, volunteered at Linden- Grove and also with the Girl Scouts when her daughter was young. Martha was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church since 1995.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Theresa (Michael) McDonald of Waukesha, Patrick (Kathy) Martello of Brookfield and Angelo “Joe” (Lotte) Martello Jr. of Mukwonago, along with six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her sister-in-law, Lena Buza of California, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband Angelo, she was preceded in death by son Michael Martello, one great-grandchild, five sisters and one brother.

Graveside services were held Friday, May 24, at St. Joseph Cemetery, S22-W22890 Broadway Ave., Waukesha.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to be serving the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.