Obituary for Henry Martin
Henry H. Martin, 92, of Ephrata, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at home.
He was born in West Earl Twp. to the late Titus B. and Emaline B. (Hoover) Martin and was the husband of the late Luella S. (Groff) Martin who passed away in 2008.
He was a member of Groffdale Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conf.
Henry was a farmer. He also worked for M and M Weaver and volunteered at Christian Aid Ministry.
Henry is survived by 9 children. Ammon G., husband of Esther H. (Zimmerman) Martin of Waterloo, Ira G., husband of Loretta M. (Martin) Martin of Waterloo, Earl G., husband of Donna J. (Martin) Martin of Ephrata, Esther Mae, wife of Raymond G. Zimmerman of New Holland, Anna Mary, wife of John David Martin of Grayson, KY, Florence G., wife of Weaver S. Fox of Denver, Frances G., wife of James L. Hoover of Lebanon, Vera, wife of Ronald W. Martin of Newark, NY, Emma Jane, wife of Kenneth R. Wenger of Sauk Centre, MN; 62 grandchildren; 176 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; a brother, Paul H., husband of Anna Mae (Weaver) Martin; 3 sisters, Emma H. Martin of Ephrata, Ida H., wife of the late David H. Wenger of Ephrata, Etta H. Martin of Ephrata and a sister-in-law, Mabel N., wife of the late Titus H. Martin of Ephrata.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Frank H. and Titus H. Martin, and 3 sisters, Esther H., Anna H. and Ruth H. Martin and 6 great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Martindale. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 9:00 AM at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, with further services at 9:30 AM from Groffdale Frame Mennonite Church Cemetery, West Earl Township, with Bishop Curvin ZImmerman officiating. Interment will take place in the adjoining church cemetery.
Kindly omit flowers.
Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.