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Sisters: Ellen Martin of Bowers, Elva Brubaker of Reamstown, Pa., Lydia Sensenig of Kutztown and Bertha (Elam) Leid of Shoemakersville, Pa.
Preceded in death by a daughter Vera, and a son, Paul.
Aaron was a retired farmer and a member of Mt. Zion Mennonite Church (Weaverland Conference).
Services: Martindale (Frame) Mennonite Church, Martindale, Pa. on Thursday, August 29, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. Interment in adjoining Cem.
Original Obituary may be obtained
Intelligencer Journal, published Tuesday,
August 27, 2003, Lancaster, Pa.
Born: 7-29-1983, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pa. Died: 4-1-2002, Myerstown, Lebanon Co., Pa. Injuries in automobile accident
Son of: Ivan M. and Eleanor M. Brubaker Martin of Myerstown.
Member of: Mt. Zion Mennonite Church, Myerstown, Pa.
Survivors: Sisters: Jennifer R. Martin, Jalissa D. Martin, Kelsey R. Martin. Brothers: Anthony R. Martin, Shawn E. Martin
Burial: Mt. Zion Mennonite Church, Myerstown, Pa.
Origianl obituary can be found:
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal,
Published Wed., April 3, 2002, Lancaster, Pa
Submitted by: Peggy Reichard.
Born: 9-8-1915, Goodville, Pa. Died: 11-23-2002, Lititz, Pa.
Wife of: Ezra M. Martin. Daughter of: John P. and Anna Souder Witmer.
Survivors: Daughters, Anna Elaine Martin of Ephrata, Pa., Joanne L.
Denlinger of Paradise, Pa. Sons, Clifford R. (Joyce Denlinger) Martin
of Bird-In-Hand, Pa., Nelson E. (Mary Shertzer) Martin of Bethel, Pa.,
Gerald E. (Carolyn Hostetter) Martin and Rev. Stephen M. (Betty
Brubaker) Martin, both of Ephrata, Pa., Gilbert N. (Sandy Ginder)
Martin of Elizabethtown, Pa. and Calvin J. (Karalee White) Martin of
Grandchildren: 18. Great-Grandchildren: 19. Sister, Ruth Good of Willow Street, Pa.
Preceded in death by brother Roy Witmer.
Edith was a member of Indiantown Mennonite Church, Ephrata,
Pa. She volunteered for the Mennonite Central Committee.
Services: Indiantown Mennnonite Church, 255 Indiantown Road,
Ephrata, Pa. on Wed. at 10:30 a.m. with Bishop L. Keith Weaver, Rev.
Jay Weaver, Rev. Paul Snader and Rev. John Snyder officiating.
Interment in adjoining cemetery.
Martin, LeRoy E.
May 10, 1930 - July 5, 2002
LeRoy E. Martin, 72, or 121 Ewell Road, East Earl,formerly of Coatesville, died of natural causes Friday at home.
A dairy farmer for many years in West Cain Township,he also worked as school bus driver from 1958 to 1970 for Krapf's Bus Service in Glenmoore. From 1988 to the present, he worked with Brightbill Bus Transportation for the Eastern Lacaster County District. He served as a West Cain Township supervisor from 1968 to 1974.
He was a member of Weaverland Mennonite Church, where he served as an usher for many year's.
He was also a member of Blue Ball Fire Company.
Born in New Holland, he was the son of the late Harvey H. and Margaret F. Esbenshade Martin. He was married 51 years to Mildred Weaver Martin.
Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Lee, married to Cathy Bewley Martin of New Holland; and Lew married to Deborah Livengood Martin of Gap; a daughter, Lynn, married to Lewis M. Good of Mohnton; 10 grandchildren; a sister, Alice E. Mat1in of Ephrata; and brothers, Elmer E., married to Grace Weaver Martin of Blue Ball; and Carl E., married to Arlene Snader Martin of New Holland.
Preceding him in death were two sisters, Irene E. Martin and Elva Martin: and a foster brother, Gene Gibson.
Born: 12-1-1929, West Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa. ied: 11-13-2002,
Husband of: Vera Hoover Martin. Son of: Moses E. and Mary Hursh Martin
Survivors: Sons, J. Scott (Patti A.) Martin of Brownstown, Pa., Keith H. (Melaine M.) Martin of Elizabethtown, Pa.; Daughters, Maureen M.
(Linn) Barr of Lititz, Pa., Sharon (Rick) Lambertson of Ephrata, Pa., Julia H. (Steven J.) Schnute of Redford, Mich. Grandchildren: 16
Brothers, Theodore H. (Anna Mae Hoover) Martin of Ephrata, Pa. and Thomas H. (Betty Garrison) Martin of Elizabethtown, Pa.
Sisters, Lydia Jane (Amos H.) Martin of Lititz, Pa., Mary Elizabeth (Irvin H.) Nolt of Ephrata, Pa., Ruth Naomi Kurtz of Versailles, Mo.,
Emma Arlene (Henry H.) Lauver of Ephrata, Pa. and Mabel Susan (Glenn R.) Umberger of Myerstown, Pa.
Preceded in death by brothers, Paul, John Henry and Joseph; and three sisters, Margaret Martin, Sarah Ellen Weaver and Virginia Weaver.
Moses was a member of Hinkletown Mennonite Church. He was a technician for 46 years for Dairy Herd Assoc. in Lancaster County.
He also was a poultry farmer and managed apartment buildings in Ephrata.
Services: Hinkletown Mennonite Church, 1228 Division Hwy, Ephrata, Pa. on Monday, November 18, 2002 at 2 p.m. with Rev Gerald Martin & Rev.
Glenn Sauder officiating. Interment in adjoining cemetery. Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Home, Ephrata, Pa.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Cora Hawbaker Martin, who died April 2, 1975. His second wife of 23 years, Helen Boll Martin.
He was a member of Rowe Mennonite Church, Shippensburg, PA. He served on the board of Orrstown Bank in Shippensburg for 36 years, the board of Menno Haven in Chambersburg for 31 years and the board of CROSS Inc. in Pinola.
He is survived by his second wife, Helen Boll Martin, a daughter, Rose Mary Keener of Hagerstown; five sons, R. Galen and Allen, both of Shippensburg, Eugene of Newburg, Guy of Lancaster and Dwight of Spring Run; four stepsons, James Boll of West Liberty, Ky., Marlin and Nelson Boll, both of Lititz, and Leon Boll of Mount Joy; a sister, Alice Mae Horst of Chambersburg; 51 grand children; 63 great-grandchildren; 17 step-grandchildren; and 21 step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, a sister, a stepdaughter, a granddaughter, a step-grandson and a step-great-grandson.
Funeral services will be held Monday Dec 16, 2002 at Rowe Mennonite Church, Pastors Kenneth Wadel, John Horst and James Boll will officiate. Burial will be in the Rowe Cemetery, Shippensburg, PA,
Source: The Sentinal Carlisle, PA Saturday, December 14, 2002
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler
Born: 6-3-1916, Lancaster County, Pa. Died: 11-11-2002, Snyder
Wife of: Jacob D. Mast of Richfield, Pa. Daughter of: Late Isaac & Anna Mast Kurtz
Survivors: Besides husband, sons, Isaac S. of Fleetwood, Pa., David W. (Ruth Harnish) Mast of Oley, Pa. and James H. (Donna Sauder) Mast of
Mt. Pleasant Mills, Pa.; daughters, Martha A. (Nathan I.) Eby of Robesonia, Pa., and Amanda L. (Timothy) Graybill of Richfield, Pa.
Grandchildren: 30 Great-grandchildren: 11.
Preceded in death by brothers, Norman and Henry Kurtz; sisters Edna
and Amanda Kurtz; grandsons Caleb, died 1986 and Charles, who
died 1999; daughter Sarha K. Mast Graybill, died 1999.
Services: Crossroads Mennonite Church, Richfield, Pa. on Thursday, November 14, 2002 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Timothy E. Lauver and Deacon Conrad L. Brubaker officiating. Interment in Crossroads Brick Mennonite Cem., Richfield, Pa.
Sadie was a member of Crossroads Mennonite Church, Richfield, Pa.
Lived at 636 Winter Hill Road, Strasburg, Pa. Born: 12-23-1926, Leacock Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa. Died: 4-16-2002, General Hosp., Lancaster, Pa.
Husband of: Anna Mary Glick Miller for 41 years
Son of: The late John P. and Leah King Miller
Father of: David J. (Elizabeth Fisher) Miller, Christian K. (Katie Lantz) Miller, Jesse K (Anna Mary Flaud) Miller, all of Strasburg, Pa., John P. (Mary Stoltzfus) Miller of Quarryville, Ben A. at home; two daughters, Fannie (Reuben L.) Petersheim, and Ruth Ann (John F.) Petersheim, both of Quarryville, Pa.; 25 Grandchildren: three sisters, Lydia K. (Eli) Ebersol, Sadie K. (Michael) Esh of Strasburg and Rebecca K. (Leroy) Esch of Quarryville, Pa.
Preceded in death by: Brother Ephraim K. Miller.
The funeral was held on Friday, at 9:00 a.m. from the David K. Miller Residence, Stively Road, Strasburg, Pa. Interment followed In Bunker Hill Amish Cem., Strasburg, Pa.
Original obituary can be obtained
Intelligencer Journal, Published Thursday,
April 18, 2002, Lancaster, Pa.
Submitted by: Peggy Reichard
Born: 1-4-1901, Lancaster, Pa. Died: 6-25-2002, Willow Street, Pa.
Wife of: Abram C. Miller (10-1-1906/8-1986/SS# 180-05-5961).
Daughter of: Late Christian B. & Elizabeth Rohrer Landis
Survivors: Sons, Landis L. (Vera Hershey) Miller, Lester L., Abram L., all of Manheim, Pa., and James L. (Grace Ogburn) Miller of New Oxford, Pa.
Daughter, Lois E. (Menno) Rissler of Missouri. Grandchildren: 10. Great-grandchildren: 42. Great-great-grandchildren: 6.
Emma was a homemaker and a member of White Oak Mennonite Church, Manheim, Pa.
Services: White Oak Mennonite Church, 2456 Newport Road, Manheim,
Pa. on on Saturday, November 30, 2002, at 10:00 a.m. with Ministers
David Sensenig, Donald Nolt, Earle Zimmerman and Jerry Kreider officiating. Interment in East Petersburg Mennonite Cem., East Petersburg, Pa.
Born: 3-20-1913, New Danville, Lancaster Co., Pa. Died: 12-22-2002,
Husband of: Anna E. Leaman Miller, who survives. Son of: Jacob U. and Lydia S. Kendig Miller.
Survivors: Son Glen (Lynn Brubaker) Miller of Lancaster, Pa. Grandsons: 2.
He worked many years for PP&L Electric and then ran a Bed and Breakfast in his home. He was a member of Stumptown Mennonite Church, where he was a teacher and Sunday School Supervisor.
Services: Bethany Chapel, 1001 E. Oregon Rd., Lititz, Pa. on Friday
at 10:00 a.m with Rev. Donald Good, Rev. Donald Sensenig, Rev. Luke
Nolt, and Rev. John Leaman officiating. Interment in Stumptown
Mennonite Church Cem., Bird-In-Hand, Pa.
Submitted by: Peggy Reichard
Born: 12-19-1925, Elizabethtown, Lancaster Co., Pa.Died: 4-16-2002, Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Lancaster, Pa.
Husband of: Ellen Buckwalter Mumma for 54 years
Son of: Clay B. and Lizzie Stern Mumma
Father of: Lolita J. Haverstick of Lancaster, John S. II (Crystal Ernest) Mumma of Elizabethtown, Pa., Karl B. of Lancaster, Pa.; 6 Grandchildren; a great-grandson; two brothers, Thomas S. (Doris Sweigart) Mumma, and Clay S. (Hilma Gebhard) Mumma, both of Elizabethtown; and 3 sisters, Jean E. (Harold) Hostetter of Columbia, Pa., Anne (Ernest) Lantz of Coatesville, Pa., and Pauline (Vernice) Begley of Tiskilwa, Ill.
Member of: Landisville Mennonite Church. Occupation: Charter Bus Driver for Conestoga Tours for 20 years
Burial: Rohrerstown Bare Mennonite Cem., Rohrerstown, Pa.
Original obituary can be located:
Intellingencer Journal, published Thursday,
April 18, 2002, Lancaster, Pa.
Submitted by: Peggy Reichard