Family Login:

Share This Obituary

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers

Memories & Candles

“My heart goes out to all that knew Cookie. She was a kind soul and a rock for my father. Rest in peace Cookie, I'll always love you! ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Joe Fraher

“My deepest condolences to Amber and your entire family. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: David Rajala - Vero Beach, FL

“Our sincere sympathies for your loss. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

“To Martha's family, ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: L Biscette - Miami, FL - friend

Martha A. (Zelenski) Fraher, 74, of South Windsor beloved wife of the late Arnold Fraher, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Born in Eden Born, PA on October 26, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Ann (Gaydos) Zelenski. Martha was a great lover and champion of animals. Martha leaves behind her son Eric Rankin and his wife Laura of South Windsor; her step son Joseph Fraher of FL; and her sister Barbara Newbig of Westerville OH, as well as her grandchildren, Andrew Zimmer of Burlington VT, Amber Rankin of West Hartford, Brendan Zimmer of South Haven MI, Erica Rankin of South Windsor, Mark Zimmer of Big Pine Key FL, Alexis Rankin of South Windsor, Lauren Rankin of South Windsor, and Connor Rankin of South Windsor. In addition to her husband Arnold, Martha was predeceased by her son Gregory Rankin, her brother Walter Zelenski, and her grandson Alex Zimmer. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society 701 Russell Road, Newington CT 06111. Samsel & Carmon funeral home in South Windsor has care of the arrangements. Services are private and at the convenience of her family. Please visit us online at for online condolences and guestbook.