Alberta Martone, 84, whom the Alberta Martone elementary school is named after is acknowledged next to Steve Grenbeaux, president, Modesto city schools board of education, and Carole Brooks, principal of Alberta Martone elementary school, as Modesto City Schools celebrate student success with a presentation called, "A Diploma in Every Hand" as they honor 11 local schools for outstanding achievement at Modesto High's auditorium in Modesto, Wednesday, October 21, 2009.  (DARRYL BUSH/dbush@mocbee.com)
Alberta Martone, 84, whom the Alberta Martone elementary school is named after is acknowledged next to Steve Grenbeaux, president, Modesto city schools board of education, and Carole Brooks, principal of Alberta Martone elementary school, as Modesto City Schools celebrate student success with a presentation called, "A Diploma in Every Hand" as they honor 11 local schools for outstanding achievement at Modesto High's auditorium in Modesto, Wednesday, October 21, 2009. (DARRYL BUSH/dbush@mocbee.com)
Alberta Martone, 84, whom the Alberta Martone elementary school is named after is acknowledged next to Steve Grenbeaux, president, Modesto city schools board of education, and Carole Brooks, principal of Alberta Martone elementary school, as Modesto City Schools celebrate student success with a presentation called, "A Diploma in Every Hand" as they honor 11 local schools for outstanding achievement at Modesto High's auditorium in Modesto, Wednesday, October 21, 2009. (DARRYL BUSH/dbush@mocbee.com)

Alberta Martone, the beloved namesake of a Modesto school, dies at 98

November 07, 2018 03:24 PM