Martha Ellen Bruno (nee Watson), age 81 and a resident of Amherst, passed away
at her residence surrounded by her loving family on Friday, September 13, 2019.

Martha was born April 25, 1938, in Buckhannon, West Virginia, to the late
John F. and Sylvia M. (nee Bolyard) Watson.  She was a graduate of Lorain
High School.  Martha was a dietary aid and was employed for ten years at the
former Lorain County Golden Acres Nursing Home, Amherst, from where she
retired in 1999.  Martha enjoyed cooking and baking, and in the past worked
at the festivals at St. Peter Catholic Church, Lorain, for twelve years.

She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Lorain, the National
Association of Retired and Veterans Railway Employees Inc., and the National
and Local Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio.

Survivors include her husband 62 years Louis Bruno, daughters Lisa and
Denise Bruno, both of Amherst, and foster daughter Cydnie Barrientos.

In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her son Ralph
Bruno, brother Russell Watson, and sister Ruby Montgomery.

There will be a memorial mass noon on Saturday at St. Peter Catholic Church,
3655 Oberlin Avenue, Lorain.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery,
Lorain.  Family will receive friends one hour prior to the mass.

The family wishes to thank Melissa Pratt, caregiver, and the staff of Mercy New Life
Hospice.  Husband Louie and daughters Lisa and Denise will dearly miss Martha.

Andras Crematory, Lorain, entrusted with arrangements.