Martha A. Bearducci – December 9, 2017

Martha A. Bearducci, age 80, of Dover, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017, in her home.

Born June 8, 1937, in Dover, she was a daughter of the late Nicholas and Laura Venditti Cenci. Martha graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1955, and, as a young lady, was employed by the Jack & Jill Shop, Dover. She married Thomas M. “Tom” Bearducci, who survives, on May 13, 1961 in New Philadelphia’s Sacred Heart Church. Martha later worked for several banking institutions, and retired as vice-president and secretary of the Eureka Machine Shop in Sugarcreek, the Bearducci family business.

She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Dover, and took time to visit and comfort those in nursing homes and those who were otherwise shut-in.

In addition to her loving husband Tom, she is survived by her son, Michael (Michele) Bearducci of Rocky River; her grandchildren, Alexander, Tory and Ben; her sister, Elsie Cenci of New Philadelphia; her brother, Tony (Carole) Cenci of Dover; and her nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her son, Patrick Bearducci; her sisters, Eva Welch and Norma Cenci; and her brother, John Cenci.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, December 12, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Joseph Church, with Fr. Jimmy Hatfield officiating – those planning to attend are asked to go directly to the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Calvary Cemetery. Following the committal, there will be a luncheon in the Toland-Herzig Monarch Center on the Boulevard in Dover. There will be no calling hours. To sign an online guestbook and share a fond memory of Martha, please visit the obituaries link on the Toland-Herzig website.

Instead of flowers, the family suggests that contributions in Martha’s memory be made to St. Joseph Church, 613 N. Tuscarawas Ave., Tuscarawas Central Catholic Elementary School, 600, N. Tuscarawas Ave., both addresses at Dover, Ohio 44622, or Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. S.W., New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes & Crematory
803 North Wooster Avenue
Dover, Ohio 44622