Arline D. (Martin) Brine, 96, passed away peacefully September 13, 2016. Daughter of the late Sidney and Regina (Sylvester) Martin, she was born September 19, 1919 in Franklin, NH. She was the 2nd oldest of 6 children. Arline loved to cook, read and keep up to date with current events. Her happiest times were spent enjoying her large extended family
Arline is survived by her three children; Adele (Kelly) Rapp of Springfield, MA with whom she lived; a son Roger E. Brine of Middletown, DE and a daughter Denise Nastri of West Haven, CT; her four remaining siblings; Neil Martin of Fitchburg, MA, Rita Sargent of Wolfeboro, NH, Marie Kulacz of Tilton, NH and Ray Martin of FL. She also leaves her beloved grandchildren Michelle Rapp Buck, Lisa Rapp Tomlinson, Karen Rapp, Stephanie Barnett and Thomas Brine as well as ten great-grandchildren James, Jessica, Adam, Jonathan, Eric, Karl, Laura, Addison, Kaitlyn and Leyton. Sadly she was predeceased by her husband Edward J. Brine and her bother Roger Martin
Family and friends are invited to gather for a Liturgy of Christian Burial celebrating Arlines life on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM at St. Rose de Lima Church, Grattan St, Chicopee, MA. Burial will be private, at the convenience of the family.