Palmer,  Martha Anne

Martha Anne Palmer, 74 , died  08/25/06 in  the home of her daughter in Hackettstown, NJ.  Martha lived in  Baltimore, Maryland for 22 years and was born in Pittsburgh, PA on 12/28/31.

Husband/Wife of:

Son/Daughter of: late John L. and Catherine E. (Bartleson) Palmer

Survived By: 1 son-Jeffrey K. Warnick, Greencastle, PA
1 daughter and son in law-Julie and Dean R. Houston, Hackettstown, NJ
1 brother-Judge Larry Palmer, Hopewell, VA
1 sister-Mary Louise Whitlock-Connolly, York, PA
4 grandchildren-Jennipher A. Barton, Kyle A. Warnick, Ryan M. Warnick and Elizabeth H. Houston

Occupation: Ms. Palmer was a Registered Nurse. She founded COPE, Inc. (1996-present)- private care management provides services to elderly persons and their families; previously she was a Clinical Specialist (1997-1999) in Easton, Md.; She was A Psyciatric Consultant at Oakcrest Retirement Village, Baltimore, MD; A Coordintor for Geriatric Psychiatry Day Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Clinical Nurse (1989-1992) Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Coordinator of Services to the Aged (1980-1989)at Bon Secours Hospital, Baltimore Md as a Gerontological Clinical Specialist; and served in many other professional capacities during her nursing career.She was a Lecturer, Workshop Instructor, Seminar Presentor, Consultant, and writer of many works concerning the elderly.

Veteran Info:

Additional Information:  Ms. Palmer was a graduate of Waynesboro High School (PA); received her B.S. in Nursing, Univ. of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 1991; Certificate of Advanced Study, Psychology, Loyola College, Baltimore, MD 1987; Master of Arts, Adult Development and Aging, Antioch Univ.,Baltimore, MD 1980; B.A.,Sociology, Minor-Education, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA 1974; Diploma in Nursing, Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing, PA 1953.Member of the following:The Maryland Gerontological Assoc.; Baltimore County Provider Council; National Assoc. Professional Geriatric Care Managers; Alzheimer's Assoc., Greater Maryland; Phi Beta Kappa 1973; Sigma Theta Tau, (nursing) 1991


Services: A family gathering will be held at the home of her daughter, Julie and Dean Houston on Saturday, September 9, 2006 at 1:00 PM- 309 Moore Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

In Lieu of Flowers: Memorials may be made to the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860 or the American Cancer Society, 669 Littleton Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054-4834

Interment: Private