Spreading of Ashes of CA-3 Member Laverne Marts

Date: June 3, 2018
Place: Pier 39/San Francisco Bay, CA
Theme: Spreading of Ashes of CA-3 Member Laverne Marts


On June 3, family and friends of LaVerne Marts met at Pier 39 in San Francisco to take part in the ceremony to spread her ashes in San Francisco Bay. CA-3 was represented by her best friend Maggie Hart, CA-3 Vice President Kathleen Wright and CA-3 LE Vern Smith. Vern and LaVerne were also members of the MCL Detachment in San Leandro.

Neptune Society boat, Naiad, on Pier J at Pier 39
Maggie Hart, Vern Smith & Kathleen Wright aboard the Naiad
Maggie Hart holding the ashes of CA-3 member LaVerne Marts
Kathleen Wright reading a prayer for LaVerne Marts prior to spreading her ashes at sea
Maggie scatters the first ashes into the sea as LaVerne’s niece, Rose, looks on.
After each family member scattered some ashes, Kathy scattered the balance into the sea.

Semper Fi LaVerne!! RIP

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