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Patricia (Zeger) Martin


1929 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Patricia (Zeger) Martin Obituary
Patricia (Zeger) Martin, 84, formerly of 2105 Buchanan Trail East, Shady Grove, Pennsylvania, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Menno Haven Nursing Home, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, where she had been a resident for the past couple of years.
Born Nov. 27, 1929, in Quincy Township, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Albert A. and Cornelia (Gearhart) Zeger.
She married Lester E. Martin Feb. 10, 1948, in Broadfording, Pennsylvania. They were married 63 years when Lester passed away Jan. 18, 2014.
Mrs. Martin worked in the cafeteria in the Greencastle School District for over 20 years in her early life, but her primary duties were as wife and mother, taking care of her home. She enjoyed cooking and sewing and was always most attentive to her grandchildren.
She was a member of Hades Church of the Brethren, Greencastle, and was active in the Shady Grove Improvement Association.
She is survived by three children: Dale E. Martin and his wife, Susan and Irvin "Lee" Martin and his wife, Sharon, all of Greencastle and Lue Ann M. Kauffman and her husband, Dennis of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Thomas A. Zeger, Greencastle, two sisters: Ruby Z. Oberholzer, Chambersburg and Jackie Izer, Greencastle; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Eleanor Danzberger and Doris Piper, and two brothers: Galen and Teddy Zeger.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle, Pennsylvania, with Rev. Dean Gearhart officiating.
Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, in the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shady Grove Community Center, P.O. Box 26, Shady Grove, Pa. 17256.
Online condolences may be expressed at:
www.bowersoxfuneralhomes.com
Published in Waynesboro Record Herald on June 30, 2014
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