Nora May Martin, 88

June 22, 2009

APRIL 21, 1921-JUNE 20, 2009

Nora May Martin, 88, of Belview Avenue, Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, June 20, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 21, 1921, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Michael V. and Margaret I. Bond Boward.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwin Clarence Martin, Sept. 16, 1977. She was the last member of her immediate family.

She attended Hagerstown schools.

She retired from Maryland Ribbon Co., after 40 years of service.

She was a member of Hagerstown Church of the Brethren.

She was a former member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 Auxiliary.

She is survived by one daughter, Peggi Helman and husband, Ralph, of Chambersburg, Pa.; two grandsons, Jeffrey L. Foltz and wife, Lisa, and David T. Foltz and wife, Karen, all of Hagerstown; three great-granddaughters, Chelsea M. Foltz, Madison E. Foltz and Mackenzie L. Foltz; one great-grandson, Trenton J. Foltz; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Scott Keeney and Jenifer Eby; one stepgreat-great-granddaughter, Morgan Eby; and nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Helen Whittington; and one brother, Charles Vernon Boward.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Edward L. Poling will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m.

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