Martha L. Sweigart, 97, Akron Electronics cleaner, attended Grace Fellowship, gardener

By on November 2, 2016

Martha L. Sweigart, 97, of Lancaster, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Conestoga View.

She was born in Middletown to the late William and Elizabeth Meashey, and was the wife of the late Gilbert L. Sweigart, who died in 2004.

She was a member of Grace Fellowship Church, Ephrata. Martha cleaned at her husband’s shop, Akron Electronics. She loved gardening, crocheting, crossword and jigsaw puzzles.

Martha is survived by three children, Gilbert Sweigart; Barbara Sweigart; and Martha, widow of Raymond Long, all of Akron.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother: William Meashey; and a sister: May Hunsicker.

Services were held Oct. 31 at the Stradling Funeral Home, Akron. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Martha’s memory may be made to Grace Fellowship Church, 822 Pointview Ave., Ephrata, PA 17522

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

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