2008-12-25 / Obituaries

Mary Ellen Martz

Hustontown, 81

Mary Ellen Martz, 81, formerly of Hustontown, died at 10:03 a.m., Wednesday, December 17, 2008, at the Long -erm Care Unit of Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

Born October 4, 1927, in Mc- Connellsburg, she was the daughter of the late George Wilmer and Myrtle Lucille Jenny (Woodal) Decker. She was married to Frank S. Martz on September 30, 1945. He survives of the LTC Unit of Fulton County Medical Center.

She is survived by a daughter, Susan Elaine Mumma and husband Edison, Hustontown; two grandchildren" Melissa Jo Kelly, York; and Emily Jo Mumma, Hustontown; two stepgrandchildren: Julie Watkins, Shippensburg; and Jacki Cook, Doylesburg; two great-grandchildren and three step-greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons: Gary Lee and David Michael.

She was a member of the former Hustontown United Methodist Church.

She retired after 20 years service as the cafeteria manager at Forbes Road High School. Prior to that, she had worked at Howard Johnson's restaurant on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and later at the Sideling Hill Plaza.

In earlier years, she, along with her husband, attended the Hustontown Senior Citizens Center.

Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, December 20, 2008, at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown. Pastor David Carroll and Rev. Richard L. Bernhard officiated. Interment was made in Hustontown Cemetery.

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