Peacefully, on March 6, 2013, at the Kings County Memorial
Hospital, Irene Martens, 95 of Belfast passed away. Wife of the late
Albert Martens, she was born in Klein Sinaai, East Flanders, Belgium
on December 1, 1917. She was the daughter of the late Ferdinand and
Alice (Declerck) Vaerewyck. Irene is survived by her son Fred (Maria
nee Doran) and her grandchildren; Daniel, Mariah, Patrick, Rebecca,
Selina, Rachael and Albert. She is also survived by her nieces, Irene
Llewellyn, Jeanine VanDeraa, nephew, Fred Vaerewyck,
Daniel’s mother Bernice and her many friends and relatives.
She was predeceased by her husband, parents and her brother Leonard
Resting at Ferguson-Logan Montague Funeral Home where visiting will be held Friday, March 8, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church, Iona. Interment will take place in Orwell Head Cemetery following Mass. Memorial donations to the Kings County Memorial Hospital or the Orwell Head Cemetery would be appreciated by her family.