It is with great sadness that the family of the that the family of Martha Mary Turpin of St. Lawrence announces her passing at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Center on February 11th at the age of 81 years. Leaving to mourn husband Fabian; sons Gene (Lorraine) , Phil (Sue), Larry (Darlene), Derek (Carrie), Dale (Pat), Frank (Eliza) and Greg (Debbie); daughter Cathy Armstrong (Joe) ; 21 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sisters Lucy, Beth and Cress; brothers Sandy and Bill plus a large circle of other family and friends. Predeceased by daughter Francesca and son Sandy. Father Emmanuel Quagraine officiated Funeral Mass from St. Thomas Aquinas RC Church, St. Lawrence on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 with interment following at Mount Cecilia Cemetery, St. Lawrence. Pall Bearers were sons Phil Turpin, Gene Turpin, Dereck Turpin, Frank Turpin, Dale Turpin. Cross Bearer was son Greg Turpin Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. "BECAUSE WE CARE."