Lester S. Martin, 79, Ephrata, had eight siblings

By on January 10, 2018

Lester S. Martin, 79, of Ephrata, passed away on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at Gardens at Stevens Nursing Home.

He was born in Earl Township to the late Phares W. and Margie Amelia (Stahl) Martin, and was the husband of Gladys (Stauffer) Martin.

In addition to his wife, Lester is survived by six siblings: Erma S. Martin, Arlene S. Martin, Arthur S.Martin, Ernest S. Martin, Rachel S. Smoker, Mae S. Martin; and several nieces and nephews, including Lamar Martin.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: Nevin and Roy Martin; and in-laws: Harvey F. and Maggie R. Stauffer.

Funeral services were held Jan. 5 at the Stradling Funeral Home, 30 Akron. Interment will be private for the family in the Stauffer’s Mennonite Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

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

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