Miles S. Martin, 75, New Holland Pipe Plant retiree, Martindale Mennonite member

By on August 2, 2017

Miles S. Martin, 75, of Martindale, died at his home on Monday, July 31, 2017.

He was the husband of Edna W. (Shirk) Martin, whom he shared 53 years of marriage on Oct. 31. Born in East Cocalico Township, he was a son of the late Israel S. and Esther (Shafer) Martin.

He retired in 1997 after working 32 years at New Holland Pipe Plant.

He was a member of Martindale Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference.

Surviving in addition to his wife are four sons and one daughter: Louis S., married to Mabel (Shirk) Martin, of Canandaigua, N.Y.; Mervin S. Martin and Minerva S. Martin, both of Martindale; Albert S., married to Lois Ann (Brubaker) Martin, of Canandaigua, N.Y.; and Ralph Martin of Martindale; 14 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a sister: Loretta, married to Daniel B. Shirk, of Denver; and six brothers: Larry, married to Kathryn (Gehman) Martin, of Ephrata; Vernon, married to Vera (Fox) Martin, of Ephrata; Murray, married to Mary (Zeiset) Martin, of Lititz; Galen, married to Shirley (Landis) Martin, of Ephrata; Delbert, married to Judy (Felpel) Martin, of Ephrata; and Merion S. Martin of East Earl.

Preceding him in death is a grandson: Jonathan Martin

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 4, at 9 a.m., at the home of Mark Leid, 1126 Martindale Road, Ephrata, with further services at 9:30 a.m. at the Martindale Mennonite Church, with the Bishop Titus Martin officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Viewing will be held at the Mark Leid home on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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