Martha Terrance, 78, Akwesasne
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 10:26 pm

Mrs. Martha Terrance, 78 of 80 Hollenbeck Street, Rochester and Akwesasne, died late Monday evening, July 25, 2011 at the Highland Hospital in Rochester.

Martha is survived by her husband of 50 years, Kenneth J. Terrance, Sr; her children, Gail Brodner, Amy Terrance, Kenneth Jr. and Lazane Terrance, Molly Terrance, Peter Jude Terrance, Michael and Traci Terrance, and Katie Terrance; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; her brothers, Paul Herne and Thomas “Vernie” and Toni Herne, of Akwesasne; her aunt, Mae Tarbell; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Karla Terrance on April 27, 2001; her grandson, Christopher Brodner on November 20, 2000; her parents, Moses H. and Catherine Tarbell Herne; three sisters, Beulah Wakalee, Jean Ryder, and Catherine Herne; and four brothers, Johnnie, Arthur, Julius “Speed” and William Herne.

Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, Friday, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Saturday 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Hogansburg, with Rev. Christopher Looby, celebrating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hogansburg.

Condolences may be made online at www.donaldsonfh.com.