Susie W. Shirk, 82, Martindale Mennonite Church member, Groffdale Conference

By on November 22, 2016

Susie W. Shirk, 82, of Martindale, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at home.

She was born in West Earl Township to Martin S. and Esther B. (Weaver) Shirk.

She was a member of Martindale Mennonite (Frame) Church, (Groffdale Conference).

Susie is survived by two brothers: Eli W., husband of Anna (Zimmerman) Shirk, of Mifflinburg; Clarence W., husband of Arlene (Sensenig) Shirk, of Beavertown; five sisters: Mary W., wife of Alvin Leid, of Martindale; Edna W., wife of Miles Martin, of Martindale; Esther W. Shirk of Martindale; Ruth W. Shirk of Martindale; Martha W., wife of J. David Martin, of Shippensburg; a sister-in-law: Elizabeth (Burkholder) Shirk of Shiloh, Ohio; 43 nieces and nephews; and numerous great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Edwin W. Shirk.

A viewing will be held Thursday, Nov. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., at the residence of Mark S. Leid, 1126 Martindale Road, Martindale. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 25, at 9 a.m., at the Mark S. Leid residence, with further services at 9:30 a.m., from the Martindale Mennonite (Frame) Church, 905 Martindale Road, Martindale, with Bishop Titus Martin officiating. Interment will follow at 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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