Obituary: Dana Marie Martino


Obit-CandleNAUGATUCK — Dana Marie Martino, 37, of Naugatuck, died Wednesday, Nov. 27 at her home. She was the wife of Steven W. Martino.

Dana was born Jan.25, 1976, in Waterbury, daughter of James C. Olsen and the late Elaine (Martino) Sniadecki. She was a loving wife and mother and enjoyed karate.

Besides her devoted husband, Steve, she leaves her father, Jim Olsen and stepmother, Karen, of Oxford; her stepfather, Bob Sniadecki of Florida; one son, Devon McDermott of Waterbury; one daughter, Shauna Olsen of Oxford; her paternal grandmother, Lillian Olsen of Southbury; one stepdaughter, Jessica Martino of Middletown; one sister, Amy Kwast of Sutherland Springs, Texas; one brother, Steven Olsen of Naugatuck; her half-brother, James M. Olsen of Oxford; two stepsisters, Dawn Meade of West Haven and Teresa Lantieri of Waterbury; one stepbrother, Gerald Sniadecki of Branford; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. at Christ Church Quaker Farms, 470 Quaker Farms Road, (Route 188) Oxford. Calling hours are Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Carpino Funeral Home, 750 Main St. South, Southbury.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bond School of Self Defense, 820 Rubber Ave., Naugatuck, CT 06770; or the American Diabetes Association, 300 Research Parkway, Meriden, CT 06450