Ruth Norma Martin

It is with broken hearts that the family of Ruth Norma Martin (Green) announces her sudden passing which occurred on Friday, July 1, 2022, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Dieppe, NB on October 6, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Azor and Alfreda (Leblanc) Green.

Ruth was a kind, strong and selfless woman whose main passion was being a mother. She loved raising her three children and spending precious time with her grandchildren. She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching tennis and soccer. She loved a good game of kismet and spending time with family and friends.


Ruth is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Hugh Martin; daughters, Deborah (Lee) Chapman, Jennifer (Dale) Moore; son, Chris (Candace) Martin; brothers, William (Lydia) Green, Dennis (Violet) Green, Ivan Green; sister, Pauline Leblanc (The late Bernard); sisters-in-law, Jackie Saulnier, Lita Green; grandchildren, Emily, Kimberly, Tyler, Jacob, Katrina, Sarah; great-grandchildren, Bently and Ember; as well as several nieces, nephews, and extended family members. In addition to her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her brothers, Jerry, Laurie, David; sisters, Jeannine, Anne, and Stella.


The family would like to extend a special thanks to the NB Heart Centre at the Saint John Regional Hospital.


Arrangements are under the care and direction of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424) A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 2:30 PM, from the Brenan’s Chapel, with an hour of visitation prior beginning at 1:00 PM. Donations in memory of Ruth may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick. Online condolences may be placed at