Wathen, Mary Martha
Birth: Friday, November 12, 1937 in Maryland
Residence: Abell, Maryland
Death: Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the age of 81
Laid to Rest: Friday, July 19, 2019 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Mary "Martha" Wathen, 81, of Abell, MD passed away on July 14, 2019. Born on November 12, 1937 in Maryland she was the daughter of the late Catherine Ellen Morgan and Raymond Stanley Morgan. Martha was the loving wife of the late Albert Leonard "Oats" Wathen, Jr, whom she married on December 6, 1958 in Avenue, MD and preceded her in death on February 18, 2017. Martha was a lifelong St. Mary's County, MD resident. She was a water woman in the seafood industry.
Martha is survived by her son David E. Wathen (Debbie) of Avenue, MD, grandchildren Amy Rush Wathen, Kennth Wathen, and great grandchildren Aidan S. Wathen and Kelsie L. Wathen, and siblings John Phillip Morgan, Freddy Morgan, Barbara Ann Makle, Rita Hill and Mary Ellen Hill. She was preceded in death by her son Michael Leonard Wathen and siblings Raymond Morgan, and Teresa Franklin.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM in Holy Angels Catholic Church, Avenue, MD with Father James Myers officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Serving as pallbearers will be Kenneth Wathen, Mike Pelletier, Steve Burch, John Montgomery, J.L. Hill, and Andrew Graves. Donation may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's P.O. Box 625 Leonardtown, MD.