Martha Vivas Pellon, who was raised in Manhattan but lived in Bayside for the last 40 years of her life died May 30. She was 83.
A gentle woman, Pellon was born Sept. 3, 1930, and loved to dance and visit the beach. She was an avid tennis player and liked to watch the US Open.
She met her future husband Saul at a birthday party and they were married for 63 years.
She was mother to Steven and Marianne Pellon, sister to Elba Vivas and aunt to Gary, Celeste, Steven and Mary. She is survived by many friends. Martha Pellon loved and adored her dogs, Gigi and Renee.
Her life will be celebrated at Frederick Funeral Home, at 192-15 Northern Blvd. in Flushing. The Pellon family will be receiving visitors for Martha’s memorial service Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Frederick Funeral Home.