Obituary of Martha Rose Eichstedt
Martha Rose Eichstedt, 78, of New Marlborough died Sunday September 3, 2017 at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington. Martha was born in Great Barrington on August 5, 1939 daughter of Arthur and Mary (Dallava) Stehlin. Martha worked for many years as a school bus aide for Bachetti’s and Ormsbee Bus Company and a chamber maid at the Lamplighter Hotel. She enjoyed needlework, crocheting and writing poetry. Martha was a communicant of Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of the Valley. Martha’s husband Herbert W. Eichstedt Jr. predeceased her on May 6, 2015. Martha is survived by four sons, James Eichstedt of CT, Herbert W. Eichstedt III and wife Louise of Mill River, Brian L. Eichstedt Sr. and wife Bonnie of Durham NC and Paul Eichstedt of Ashley Falls, sister Barbara Gardner of AZ, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. In addition to her husband Herbert W. Eichstedt Jr. Martha was predeceased by her twin sister Mary Seelig.
Graveside services for Martha Eichstedt will be held on Saturday September 9, 2017 at 11:30 AM in Saint Peter’s Cemetery in Great Barrington with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating. There are no calling hours. Services entrusted to BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.