Martin Fredrick Shiplett
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77 of Canton died Monday, May 19, 2014. Martin was born June 4, 1936 in Somerset, Ohio to the late Homer and Mary (Stalter) Shiplett. A veteran of the US Marine Corp., he was a meat cutter for 15 years, worked at the Canal Fulton True Value for 18 years and Walmart for eight years. He loved his family, he was one of thirteen children. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Bob, Harold, Tyke, Tom and Leo; sisters, Mary, Rita and Betty. He is survived by his sons, Richard (Tammy) Shiplett, Alan Shiplett and Marty Shiplett; grandchildren, Cara (Aaron) Rich and Jim Shiplett, Sierra, Savanna, Shianne, Slade and Soren Shiplett; brothers, Jim and Pete; sisters, Dorothy and Eileen; nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service FRIDAY, 11 a.m. at the Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home, 624 E. Cherry Street, (Rt. 93, Canal Fulton) with Fr. Kevin McCaffrey officiating. Friends may call THURSDAY, 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home, Burial with military honors 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.
Published in The Repository on May 21, 2014