2009-03-19 / Obituaries

Howard J. Martin

Needmore, 82

Howard Joseph Martin, 82, Needmore, died Thursday, March 12, 2009, at his home.

Born February 25, 1927, in Fulton County, he was the son of the late Roy R. and Libbie Funk Martin.

He was retired from Grove Manufacturing after 19 years.

He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army during World War II.

After returning from World War II, he dedicated his life to taking care of his parents.

He is survived by a sister, Wanda M. Hoch, Mechanicsburg; a brother, Mark D. Martin, Hancock; a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Elgin Zane Martin Sr.

Services were held Monday, March 16, at 2:00 p.m., at Needmore Bible Church, Needmore. Rev. Doug Poffenberger officiated. Burial, with military graveside services by Tri-State Honor Guard, was made in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Needmore.

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