SMETHPORT - Martha Irene Marsh, 69, of Smethport, died Saturday (Feb. 6, 2016).
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She was born April 16, 1946, in Bradford, a daughter of Ralph and Phillis Record Holzworth Sr. On May 19, 1979, in Eldred, she married Keith D. Marsh Sr., who died Oct. 6, 1987.
Mrs. Marsh was a 1964 graduate of Bradford Area High School and was a homemaker, tending to the needs of her family.
She was a member of the Red Hats, Smethport Senior Center, Eldred Township Fire Department and Women of the Moose of Port Allegany. She also volunteered at Sena-Kean Manor in Smethport.
She is survived by one daughter, Melissa Irene (Ronald) Galentine of Newport; one son, Russell (Kelisa) Marsh of Lexington Park, Md.; four grandchildren, E.J. (Jessica) Niklas, Keith Myers, Michael (Shelby) Galentine and Nicholas (Bronwynn) Galentine; four great-grandchildren, Kayleigh, Grace, Tessa and Nicholas Jr.; one brother, Ralph Holzworth Jr. of Bradford; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, James A. Marsh, in August of 2005.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, with the Rev. Max Simms, pastor of the Hilltop Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the
, P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or www.cancer.org.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., Smethport.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc.
2 Bank Street
Smethport, PA 16749
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 8 to Feb. 15, 2016