In loving memory of Trisha Winter Martenn Trisha Winter Martenn passed away at her home on Wednesday August 21, 2019, after an extended illness that may have been worsened by a vehicular accident that took her mother from us last February. Trisha is survived by partner Mark Phillip Swierenga, her sister Carolyn W. Hawkins and her husband Carroll Hawkins, her brother John C. Winter and his wife Lynn Winter, her sister Nancy Winter Ferguson, her sister Susie W. Garner, and her brother Tommy Winter and his girlfriend Rita Salenius. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews and extended family, and her beloved four-legged critters Shrek and Jasmine and Poppie, and the many beautiful birds that took refuge outside of her home. Trisha was preceded in death by her parents Warden Curtis Winter and Myrtle Watson Winter, and her late husband Roy Ed Martenn, and previous pets Whiskey and Diamond and Mellow. The family will receive friends from 1:00- 2:00PM on Sunday, August 25, 2019 with a funeral service to follow at Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30046. (770) 277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. Loved so very much and gone too soon. remembering all the years the good times, all that we shared. You will be missed.
    Much Love
    Judy and Doodle

  2. Sweet Tricia, You were one of the original “Gordon Girls”. You always managed to find a way to attend our quarterly luncheons and made them so much better with your funny stories and laughter. I can’t begin to imagine our next luncheon without you! We will save you a place at the table in case you decide to join us anyway! God decided you were needed up in heaven so he took you this week. I am sure you are so happy to be with your Mom, but we sure are going to miss you. At least now you are whole. God Bless You, Tricia.

  3. Our dear dear friend and neighbor gone way too soon. Many many years of laughter and tears. Talking, laughing, loving our fur babies. We will have a hole in our hearts forever. Cannot look across the street without thinking of you .
    You are at peace with the Lord and no more pain. But will miss you forever. Love Love Love 💕💕💕💕💕💕👶

  4. My dear friend Trisha. We will miss you so so much. So many years of laughing, crying, loving our fur babies. Every time I look across the street I will miss you. You are at peace and with your Lord. No more pain and suffering. You are where you need to be. We will love you forever and ever

  5. You will be missed at All the parties with school friends at The Ideal Sports Tavern. Plus your always happy smile.

  6. Dear Tricia, a most favorite Gordon Girl. You will always be missed and loved. I want to continue to tease you about when we worked at JCP in high school. I will always admire what a brave fighter you have been. Fly high with your perfect body and spread your joy with your Mom and others in Glory. Love, Barbara

  7. Sweet Trish… I will surely miss you! I know the past few months have been hard on you but now you are in your Heavenly home… painfree at last. My heart is heavy for myself and the ones you left behind but I am so glad to know that I will see you again one day after while. Our little neighborhood will not be the same without you! Prayers for the family..

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