Martha K. Hess, 84

July 24, 2009

-JULY 22, 2009

Martha K. Hess, 84, of Robesonia, Pa., died July 22, 2009, of natural causes in Reading (Pa.) Hospital.

She was the wife of Clarence G. Hess. They were married 62 years.

Born in Schaefferstown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William and Sallie (Horst) Krall.

She was employed at Hoover Motor Co., Wernersville, Pa., retiring in 1990.

She was a member of Heidelberg Church of the Brethren, Heidelberg Township, Lebanon County, Pa.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Ronald R. Hess, husband of Lori, Collegeville, Pa., and Carl J. Hess, husband of Susan, Morristown, N.J.; one daughter, Doris J., wife of Jim Nipps, Hagerstown, Md.; one sister, Mary Ruhl of Manheim, Pa. She also is survived by seven grandchildren.

Services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Heidelberg Church of the Brethren, 162 E. Reistville Road, Myerstown, PA 17067.


Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

A visitation with the family will be held Saturday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Lamm and Witman Funeral Home Inc., Wernersville, is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 498 Bellevue Ave., Reading, PA 19605.

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