Catherine “Kitty” Mary Martin, 58, passed away March 5, 2018 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital due to carcinosarcoma.
Born in Chester, NY, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Jeanette Postel. She was also preceded in death by her son, Christopher T. Martin, who passed away in 2011, as well as her brother, Thomas W. Postel, Jr.
Kitty attended John S. Burke Catholic High School and Harriman College. She was a strong, caring, loving wife and mother. She met her husband in the San Francisco Bay area, where they resided for a number of years, until they relocated to Asheville in 2005 to make it their family home.
She is survived by her husband, John C. Martin; one step-son, John Allen Martin; one sister, Jean Turner (Donny); one brother, Michael F. Postel (Deena), as well as four nieces, Madeline VanDevender, Samantha Turner, Gabrielle Turner and Danielle Turner.
A Celebration Of Life Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 9 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. Her family will receive friends at their home immediately following the service.