Martha R. Martin, 67, was housekeeper at hospital

By on March 20, 2013

Martha R. Martin, 67, of Ephrata, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at her brother’s residence in Ephrata Township.

She was born in West Earl Township to Rufus and Bertha M. (Rissler) Martin.

She was a member of the Conestoga Mennonite Church (Groffdale Conference). Martha worked at the Ephrata Hospital in the housekeeping department for many years.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by two brothers: Ivan R., husband of Katie (Zimmerman) Martin of Ephrata; Rufus R., husband of Anna Mary (Brubacher) Martin of Ephrata; a sister: Anna R., wife of David S. Weaver of New Holland; two sisters-in-law: Lena (Nolt) Martin of Ephrata; and Mabel (Weaver) Martin of Ephrata; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: John R. and Aaron R. Martin.

A viewing was held Tuesday, March 19, at the Rufus R. Martin residence followed by funeral services on March 20 at the Martin residence and further services at the Conestoga Mennonite Church (Groffdale Conference) with Bishop Ammon Weaver officiating. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers.

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

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