Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Martha A. Reeves

Martha Malcolmson Reeves was an angel on earth. She was always doing things for all of her family members and adored each one. She lost her Mom when she was only 12 years old and she took over many of the household duties of cooking, cleaning and helping her siblings. She had one sister and seven brothers. Born in Stoughton she graduated from Canton High School and Gillis Secretarial School in Stoughton. Martha studied hard in high school and was offered a full scholarship to Syracuse University but she would not leave her family-especially her only sister, Margie who was only 11 at the time. She worked in Boston and also Norwood for several different companies including Naugatuck Chemical before retiring. She married Charlie in 1962 and they were married 44 years. Charlie started his own successful Electrical Engineering Company, Atlantic Switchboards in Holbrook and Martha worked as a secretary for him. She and Charlie loved to travel and visited many countries in Europe, as well, as many Islands and Florida. They owned property in Highland Beach, Florida and, also built and designed homes in West Falmouth. Martha loved to watch The Patriots, Red Sox and Bruins. She attended many Bruins games and was also, an avid Bridge and Whist player. She loved to play Scrabble and read many books. She loved flowers and was an avid gardener. Although she had no children of her own, she became a second mother to many of her nieces and nephews and their children as well. She always had a smile on her face and had a great sense of humor. All in all, Marth had a life full of joy. She spread happiness wherever she went. She celebrated life by filling it with all her family, her glass of wine , music and dancing. We will all miss her dearly. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. Sister of the late James, Samuel, Ernest, Herbert, Stanley, Ralph and Gordon Malcolmson and Marge Hanson. Stepmother Charles and Paul Reeves and the late Robert Reeves. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and 5 grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Monday morning at 11. Visiting hour prior to the service Monday morning from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Interment Knollwood Memorial Park If desired donation in Martha’s memory can be made to the Canton Veterans Department 801 Washington St. Canton ,MA 02021

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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021