Mary H. (Heckman) Martz(1923 - 2014)

Mary H. (Heckman) Martz, age 91, of Menno Haven, Chambersburg, and formerly of Greencastle died at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Menno Haven.
Born March 2, 1923, in Fayetteville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John G. and Sarah (Burns) Heckman. She married James R. Martz on Feb. 2, 1942. He died on July 31, 1997.
Mary was a retired school teacher in the Greencastle-Antrim School District having taught fifth and sixth grade. She was a member of the Grace United Church of Christ, Greencastle, where she sang on the choir and was a member of the women's guild. Mary was a graduate of Chambersburg High School and Shippensburg State College.
She enjoyed dogs, playing bridge, knitting, sewing, cooking, traveling and camping.
Surviving family are one daughter Sally Walker and husband Sam of Salisbury, Md., one granddaughter Suzanne Lee and husband Troy of Centreville, Md. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son William Martz in 2009.
A graveside funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m. from the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, with Chaplain Alan Echard officiating. There will be no public viewing or visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in her memory to the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 5051 Letterkenny Road, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201 or to Heartland Hospice of Chambersburg, 417 Phoenix Drive, Unit A, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201. Arrangements were handled by the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home of Greencastle. Online condolences to the family may be expressed at:

Funeral Home

Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home Inc.
45 South Carlisle Street Greencastle, PA 17225
(717) 597-2828

Published in Waynesboro Record Herald on Mar. 15, 2014