Martha J. Fry

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


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Martha J. Fry, 70, of Ecumenical Retirement Center, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital. She was a resident of Harrisburg her entire life and was the last of 6 children born to John K. Fry, Sr. and Edith E. (Hiler) Fry. Martha was a graduate of John...

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I am so sorry to hear of Marty's passing. I lost contact with her but for many years she would come to my house and spend time with our horses and then go and spend time with hers. She really loved her horses. I am sorry for the loss that her family and friends are feeling. Marty was a great lady and yes, she had a laugh that you'll never forget nor would you want to. Rest in Paradise my dear Marty. My condolences also go out to her family and her friends. Bill I see that you are now in...

We offer our condolences. We pray in your behalf, and we offer the hope of welcoming back our loved ones on a Paradise earth. Psm 37:29

I was a childhood playmate of Martha's during the time I and my family spent our living as next door neighbors . I Iived at 1213 Swatara St., Harrisburg Pennsylvania. I understand at this writing that house is still standing however Martha's next door home was demolished years ago. Beyond playing together around the surrounding neighborhood, sometime during the late 50s, I recall clearly sitting on the front porch of my home and watching her brother, Billy, practice his baseball pitching....

R.I.P., Marse...... you're joining quite the crew up there :)

You were fun to work with Marty, RIP


Aunt Martha was like a parent to me. She was responsible for me making it to family picnics and other events when my mother was to busy to do so. She laughed at me when I got scared for the crew of the USS Enterprise (I was five!). We spent many weekends prepping, riding, and brushing horses together. Without her, I would never have mucked a stall or had any relationship with nature. I'm happy my children got a chance to meet her, hear her infectious laughter and enjoy her huge and honest...

Remembering all the fun we had at the picnics over the years. Rest in peace, Martha.

"Marty" was a member of the LECS "Buzzards" softball team of the State Co-Ed league, had fun playing and good times at The Subway. Peace be with you.