Allen E. Martin, 76

August 03, 2007

July 23, 1931 - July 31, 2007

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Allen E. Martin, 76, of 14578 Wayne Highway, died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at the home of his daughter in Waynesboro.

Born July 23, 1931, in Smithsburg, he was the son of the late Jacob A. and Amanda Eshleman Martin.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther L. Oberholzer Martin, on Oct. 15, 2002. They were married March 14, 1953.

He was a retired farmer.

He was a member of Stouffers Mennonite Church, Smithsburg.

He is survived by two daughters, Loraine Horst of London, Ky., and Doreen Strite of Waynesboro; two sons, Durell R. Martin and Lavern E. Martin, both of Waynesboro; two sisters, Alice E. Miller and Retha E. Martin, both of Waynesboro; three brothers, Charles E. Martin and Merle E. Martin, both of Smithsburg, and Harold E. Martin of Hagerstown; 18 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.


Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Stouffers Mennonite Church, with Stouffers Mennonite Church ministry officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday in the church.

The family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

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