Martha “Marty” Belle Ward Maskey passed away Monday evening, October 26, at the age of 87. She was the daughter of Daniel Herbert Ward and Maudie Mae Hopper.
Marty worked 25 years+ at Motorola in The Government Electronics Group in Scottsdale, Arizona which specializes in research, development and production of electronic systems and equipment for the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other government agencies. Her work was instrumental and applauded during the Apollo Missions.
She had a great love of the music of Marty Robbins and Neil Diamond. After retirement, Marty made numerous trips with her daughter to the Family History Library in Mesa to discover the family roots.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Wayne George Maskey, Jr., sisters Mary Margaret Wasilowski and Laura Mae Drinkard. She is survived by a daughter Judy Haynie Luffey, sons James Dale Haynie and George Michael Maskey, granddaughter Samantha Michelle Maskey and grandson Jacob James Haynie, and 2 great grandchildren.
She shall find rest next to her husband at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona on Friday, November 6 at 10:00 am.