Mary E. Martz, 81

December 19, 2008

OCT. 4, 1927-DEC. 17, 2008

HUSTONTOWN, Pa. - Mary Ellen Martz, 81, formerly of Davis Lane, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at the Long Term Care Unit of Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg, Pa.

Born Oct. 4, 1927, in McConnellsburg, she was the daughter of the late George Wilmer and Myrtle Lucille Jenny Woodal Decker.

She retired after 20 years as the cafeteria manager at Forbes Road High School in Waterfall, Pa.

She was a member of the former Hustontown United Methodist Church.

She formerly attended Hustontown Senior Citizens Center.

She is survived by her husband, Frank S. Martz, whom she married Sept. 30, 1945; one daughter, Susan E. Mumma of Hustontown; two grandchildren, Melissa Jo Kelly and Emily Jo Mumma; two stepgrandchildren, Julie Watkins and Jacki Cook; two great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by two sons, Gary L. Martz and David M. Martz.

Services will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at M.R. Brown Funeral Home in Hustontown, Pa. Pastor David Carroll and the Rev. Richard L. Bernhard will officiate. Burial will be in Hustontown Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home today from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour before the service Saturday.

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