Martha Jane Smart, 63, of Wolfeboro, NH passed away on February 9, 2021 at the home of her sister Melanie in Florida. Martha had battled cancer and chose to be in a warm sunny place for the end of her journey.
She was born on April 11, 1957 in Wolfeboro, NH the third child of Larry and Martha Smart (French). She married the father of her children, Robert Hartford in 1978.
Her sons remember her patience and caring for them and all the people in and out of her house of her lifetime. Her brother describes her as wild, pretty and kind. Martha loved caring for her plants, music concerts, Daytona Bike Week, warm weather and her family most of all. Her favorite saying was, “don’t tell me what to do”.
Martha leaves behind her son Trell Hartford and his wife Liz and Jason Hartford and his partner Holly, her mother Martha French and her siblings Steven Smart, Melonie Smart, Bonnie Pennell, Toby French and Kevin French. She also leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Justin, Ryley and Cameron Hartford. Her father Sonny Smart her brother Larry Smart and her significant other, Dale Austin predeceased her.
A Graveside Celebration will be held 2:00pm Saturday, June 5, 2021 at the Lakeview Cemetery, Wolfeboro, NH.
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