Martha Moses, 85 of New Britain, passed away peacefully Friday, March 12, 2021 at her home with her loving sons Mark & David at her side. Martha was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan (Sask), Canada on Feb. 25, 1936 and was the daughter of the late Moses and Nina Backus. Martha’s extra-curricular activities included vocal activities in church choirs; high school Operettas & music festivals. During her four years in high school she excelled in curling and was a recipient of a Cup for the winning team. Martha began a new life when she moved to Connecticut; she married; gave birth to her three children and became an RN in the labor & delivery dept at New Britain General Hospital where she was well respected in her field for forty years.
Martha is survived by her two sons Mark Moses and David Moses both of New Britain, her sister Helen (Leroy) Pugsley, her brother Don (Sandra) Backus all of Saskatchewan, Canada, and her sister-in-law Alsinah Backus of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Martha was predeceased by her daughter Michelle Moses, her brother Joseph Backus and her two sisters Mary Backus and Marguerite Jones.
The Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, has charge of arrangements. There are no calling hours. Burial will be private. To extend condolences to the Moses family or to share a memory of Martha, please visit SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM.