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Martha J. Samuels

May 28, 1953 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Martha Samuels Obituary

Martha J. Samuels, 68, of Cumberland, went home to her Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 13, 2022 in Providence, Rhode Island.  Born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, she was a daughter of the late Sherwood C. and Virginia E. (Gallman) Samuels. 

Martha Graduated from Bartlesville College High School and earned a BS degree from Purdue University. She worked for SAIC and then Epsilon doing coding and overseeing numerous computer programming projects for large Database management of satellite, banking and pharmaceutical data systems.

Martha was an active member of the Wesley United Methodist Church Lincoln, Rhode Island. She loved music and sang in church choir as well as the Cumberland-Lincoln Community Chorus. She enjoyed set design for some of the Community Chorus performances over the years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother John S. Samuels. She is survived by her sister, Suzanna J. Clymer (the late Robert L.) of Huntsville, Alabama; her brother, Robert W. Samuels (Gail L.) of Luther, Oklahoma; two nieces; one nephew; 3 great nieces and 3 great nephews.  She will also be missed by her two cats, Puka and Pandora.

Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in Wesley United Methodist Church, 55 Woodland Street, Lincoln, Rhode Island, with the Pastor Michelle Miela officiating.  Burial will follow in the Swan Point Cemetery on Blackstone Boulevard in Providence, Rhode Island.  

Relatives and friends are invited to visitation at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln, Rhode Island on Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations in her name to Wesley United Methodist Church and the Cumberland-Lincoln Community Chorus (address for both: 55 Woodland Street, Lincoln, RI, 02865) would be appreciated.  For guestbook and directions, visit: 

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January 19, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Funeral Service
January 20, 2022

10:00 AM
Wesley United Methodist Church
55 Woodland Street
Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865

January 20, 2022

Swan Point Cemetery
585 Blackstone Boulevard
Providence, RI 02906


Wesley United Methodist Church
55 Woodland Street, Lincoln RI 02865

Cumberland-Lincoln Community Chorus
55 Woodland Street, Lincoln RI 02865


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