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Obituaries for 3/10

March 09, 2001

Obituaries for 3/10



Ivan D. Martin

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Ivan D. Martin, 74, of 14948 Ridge Road, died Friday, March 9, 2001, at his home.

Born Feb. 1, 1927, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Henry and Edna Martin Martin.

He attended Brown's Mill School.

He opened Rocky Ridge Farm Market in State Line, Pa., in 1968. He owned and operated the store until his retirement in 1997. Earlier, he started Rocky Ridge Poultry Farm, where he worked until 1965.

He was a member of Salem Ridge Mennonite Church in Greencastle, Pa.

He was a member of State Line Ruritan Club and National AARP and was associated with Northern Light Missions.

He is survived by his wife, Emma Hege Martin, whom he married July 26, 1947; five daughters, Charlene Marquiss of Greencastle, Marlene Eckstine of State Line, Linda Hott of Waynesboro, Cindy Farrow of Shermans Dale, Pa., and Brenda Heisey of Osterburg, Pa.; two sisters, Lowe Mae Crider of Shippensburg, Pa., and Miriam Friezen of Staunton, Va.; three brothers, Vernon C. Martin of Atmore, Ala., Gerald W. Martin of Chambersburg and Aldine D. Martin of Greencastle; 20 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by a granddaughter and a great-grandson.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Salem Ridge Mennonite Church, 441 Pensinger Road in Greencastle. Pastor Joseph G. Martin, Rev. Phil Hott and Rev. Douglas Farrow will officiate. Burial will follow in Salem Ridge Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St. in Greencastle, and Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.




Kathryn R. Shaw

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Kathryn R. Shaw, 94, of Fulton County Medical Center, Extended Care Unit and formerly of 323 N. First St., died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at Fulton County Medical Center.

Born Dec. 18, 1906, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late John R. and Anna Jones Carlin Murray.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Kenneth Shaw.

She leased and operated the concession stand at Cowens Gap State Park.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in McConnellsburg.

She was a member of Eastern Star 519.

She is survived by a son, Ed Shaw of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two sisters, Jimee Crouse of Huntingdon, N.Y., and Hope Robinson of Chambersburg, Pa.; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Pat Clevenger; a son, William Cahn; and a brother, Fred Murray.

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 322 N. Second St. in McConnellsburg. The Rev. Henry Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday at noon the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Fulton County Medical Center, Building Fund, 216 S. First St., McConnellsburg, PA 17233.




Barbara E. Clark

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Barbara E. Clark, 89, of 10561 Claylick Road, died Friday, March 9, 2001, at Falling Spring Nursing Home, Chambersburg, Pa.

Born Jan. 28, 1912, in Mercersburg, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Robinson Timmons.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy W. Clark, in 1980.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Kasiesville Bible Church, Fort Loudon Road in Mercersburg.

She is survived by two daughters, Betty R. Daugherty of Fort Loudon, Pa., and Mary Catherine Atherton of Mercersburg; three sisters, Charlotte Faith of Clear Spring, Jeanette Straley of Mercersburg and Viola Turner of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Helen L. Hawbaker; a son, George R. Clark; and five brothers.

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Kasiesville Bible Church, Fort Loudon Road in Mercersburg. The Rev. James A. Dodge will officiate. Burial will be in Welsh Run Brethren Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, 47 N. Park Ave. in Mercersburg, and Monday at noon at the church.




Mary E. Marker

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mary Elizabeth Heefner Marker, 86, of Rose Manor and formerly of 101 Barnett Ave., died Friday, March 9, 2001, at Rose Manor.

Born Sept. 9, 1914, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late James and Katie E. Brindle Heefner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar R. Marker, in 1993. They were married in 1942.

She attended Mount Vernon School.

She and her husband lived and worked on a farm in Washington County until moving to Waynesboro in 1980. She also worked as an in-home care-giver in Franklin and Washington counties.

She was a member of Welty Church of the Brethren in Smithsburg where she was active in church affairs.

She is survived by a sister, Dorothy Geyer of Waynesboro; a brother, James Heefner of Smithsburg; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five sisters, Orpha Heefner, Martha Heefner, Anna Myer, Edna Myers and Kathryn Stevenson.

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