MARTIN: Carol (nee Bedell) – A resident of Chatham, Carol Martin passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Sydenham Campus with her family at her side on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at the age of 73. Born in Chatham, Carol was the daughter of the late James and Hester (Rasmussen) Bedell. Beloved wife of 52 years to Denny Martin. Loving mother of Lisa Ann Bechard (Tim) of Windsor, Daniel Patrick James Martin (Joan) of Thamesville and Jane Marie Grace Gerolimetto (Tony) of Ridgetown. Proud grandmother of Patrick, Darrin (April), Lindsay (Chad), Timothy (Tabitha), Hanna (Darcy), Madison, Connor, Kye, Ashley and Daniel. Great-grandmother of Landin, Jordan, Rylee, Hailey, Brooklyn and Peyton. Predeceased by her infant sister Lenora. As a young girl, Carol worked at Bell Canada. She worked at Campbell Soup with her friends. Carol had a wonderful, lively spirit. For the past 30 years, Carol enjoyed a beautiful life every summer at Sunny Beach with family and friends. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street E., Ridgetown on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to a Remembrance Celebration at the Ridgetown Legion following the visitation from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com, McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, Ontario, (519)674-3141.