Martha Ellen (Cross) Arnoldi

Martha Ellen (Cross) Arnoldi, 97, of Linden, Mich., peacefully passed away on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at Argentine Care Center.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton, Mich., with Deacon Ron Kenney officiating. Burial will follow in Michigan Memorial Park, Flat Rock. Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday.

Martha was born July 11, 1916, in Waverly, W.Va., the daughter of Alonzo and Martha Elizabeth (Meyer) Cross. The loving mother of Cheryl (John) O’Neill, Fenton, Martha leaves behind six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sons, Michael Pate and Randolph Pate; daughters, Susan (Pate) Verkest and Virginia Pate; and husband, Carl Robert Arnoldi. She was also preceded by seven brothers and six sisters.

Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Argentine Care Center who lovingly cared for her for many years.

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