She was born July 11, 1929, in Fulton County, a daughter of the late Donald Crouse and Alta ( Mellott) Crouse.
On September 14, 1948, she married Leo V. Pittman, who passed away on July 2, 2007.
Surviving are following children: Daniel L. Pittman, of Everett; Sherry D. Stanley, and husband Layle Stanley, of Lake City, Fla.; Leon V. Pittman and special friend Sarah Aikey, of Everett; Lynn A. Pittman of Everett; special friend Joann Trimpy, of Bedford; Mia M. Craig, and husband Stuart L. Craig, of Clearville; four grandchildren: Brittany Marinko and special friend Gerald Schley, Avery Pittman and wife Tonia, Zachary Craig and Matthew Craig; four greatgrandchildren: Gabriella Marinko, Hailey Pittman, Logan Marinko-Schley and Faith Marinko-Schley; three sisters: Frieda Mannetti and husband Vic of Warfordsburg; Alma Plessinger and husband Russ of Warfordsburg; Orpha Ritchey and husband Arnold, of Breezewood; two brothers: Troy Crouse and wife Helen, of Big Cove Tannery and Morris Crouse and wife Charlotte, of Hustontown; and longtime friend Steven Marinko of Jacksonville, Fla., who is the father of Martha’s granddaughter, Brittany.
She was preceded in passing away by an infant grandson, Timothy Craig; two sisters: Audrey Peck and Natalie Guessford, and a brother, Calvin Crouse.
She was employed as a seamstress at Lion Manufacturing for more than 20 years until retiring. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, reading and truly loved spending time with her grandchildren. She will be remembered for being a best friend and mother to her children who was always willing to lend a listening ear to help them with their questions in life.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 21, 2011, at 2 p. m., in the chapel at Dalla Valle Funeral Service, Main Street, Everett. Rev. Curtis Bryant officiated. Burial will be held at Cherry Lane Cemetery.