Rhoda Cathryne "Kate" Martin, 92

May 05, 2009

DEC. 8, 1916-MAY 3, 2009

Rhoda Cathryne "Kate" Martin, 92, of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village.

Born Dec. 8, 1916, in Keedysville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Abram H. and Kathleen E. Bender Snively.

Kate was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Guy D. Martin, who died in 1985.

She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Chewsville.

She was a member of the Chewsville Lioness Club and was a past president of the Chewsville Senior Citizens. Kate enjoyed traveling and helping the Chewsville Lions Club.

She is survived by one daughter, Debra L. Hose of Hagerstown; one son, Robert L. Martin of Hagerstown; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. John W. Shildt will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 37, Chewsville, MD 21721-0037.

Online condolences are accepted at www.minnich

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