Amanda G. Wanner, 86, Ephrata, graduate of Cocalico, Bible Fellowship Church member

By on July 1, 2014

Amanda G. Martin Wanner, 86, of Ephrata, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Hershey Medical Center.

She was born in Bowmansville to Jacob and Anna Mary (Gehman) Musser.

Amanda was a member of the Bible Fellowship Church of Ephrata. She was a 1945 graduate of East Cocalico High School.

Amanda is survived by five sons: Nathan, husband of Janet Martin of Lebanon; Harlan, husband of Linda Martin of Mohnton; Jay, husband of Karen Martin of Harrisburg; Marvin, husband of Valerie Martin of Hopeland; and Kenneth, husband of Stephanie Martin of Brickerville; a stepdaughter: Nancy Christ of Ephrata; three brothers: Titus, Phares, and Chester Musser; a sister: Verna Martin; 11 grandsons; nine granddaughters; one stepgrandson and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband: Nathan Martin who passed away in June 2003; second husband: Lee Wanner who passed away in May 2013; two brothers: John and Luke Musser; and two sisters: Mildred Rudy and Lydia Stauffer.

Services were held June 28 at Bible Fellowship Church, Ephrata, with Pastor Jason Hoy officiating. Interment was in the Memory Gardens Memorial Cemetery in East Cocalico Township.

Memorial contributions in Amanda’s memory may be made to the Bible Fellowship Church, 8 Peach Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 or the Penn State Hershey Stroke Center, 500 University Dr., Hershey, PA 17033.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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