Anne Marta Poshkus, 90
Anne Marta Poshkus, 90, of Marion, passed away Feb. 18 with many of her loving family by her side.
She was the wife of the late Vytautas (Paskevicius) Poshkus.
She was born in Rudaiciai, Lithuania in 1929. Anne Marta fled Lithuania as a young girl with her family during the war to Luebeck, Germany. At the Displaced Person Camp in Luebeck, she met her husband and her first son Arvidas was born. She was sponsored to come to the United States by Lithuanian family. Anne Marta immigrated to the US in 1949 while six months pregnant with her second child via boat on a six week journey with her husband and 2 year old son. She settled in and raised her family in Stoughton.
Anne Marta was the loving mother of Arvidas and his wife Jayne, Nijole and her husband Kenneth Gray, Richard, Regina and her husband Thomas Shea, Edward and his wife Joanne, David and his wife Cynthia, Annette and her husband Louis D'Andrea, Laura Toland, and Michael and his wife Kristin. She was the adored Oma to 19 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, with two more on the way.
Anne Marta had a deep faith in God and raised her family in the Assembly of God in Brockton. Her lifetime of love and prayers for others has been the foundation of her life.
She is predeceased by her granddaughter, Sonja Gormley.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett. Visiting hours Friday, Feb. 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Meals on Wheels c/o Coastline Elderly Services, 1646 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA 02740. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.