Phyllis V. St. Martin, 88, of Shrewsbury


Phyllis V. St. MartinNorthborough – Phyllis V. St. Martin passed away peacefully on Monday, November 20, 2023. She was 88 years old.

Phyllis was raised in Southbridge, Mass, the daughter of Victor and Leona (Collette) Coderre. She graduated from the Mary E. Wells High School in 1953 and soon after, married her high school sweetheart, Donald G. St. Martin. In 1962 Phyllis and Don moved their young family to Northborough. The couple enjoyed 55 years of marriage together; inseparable until Don’s death in April 2012.

Surviving Phyllis are her two daughters, Donna Latraverse and her husband Paul of Westborough and Robin Cotrona of Southbridge; four grandchildren, Alex Latraverse and his wife Logan, James Latraverse and his wife Kathleen, Joseph Cotrona, Jr., Jeffrey Cotrona; three great-grandchildren, Berkley, McKensie and James and one brother, Victor Coderre and his wife Nancy of Charlton. Phyllis was looking forward to meeting her fourth great-grandchild- Millie in January.

Phyllis’ family wish to extend a sincere appreciation to the entire care team at Whitney Place- Northborough. Their kindness, compassion and friendship meant so much to Phyllis.

Following Phyllis’ wishes, all services will be private. In memory of Phyllis, please consider a donation in her name to a charity of your choosing.

Arrangements are under the care of Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main Street, Northborough.

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