Margaret L. Martin, 80

March 20, 2011

OCT. 20, 1930-MARCH 19, 2011

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Margaret L. (Shockey) Martin, 80, of 5685 Montgomery Church Road, Greencastle,  died unexpectedly Saturday, March 19, 2011, in the emergency room of Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Oct. 20, 1930, in Romney, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Arthur W. and Tempie L. (Hose) Shockey.

She retired from the Western Maryland Center of Hagerstown in 1989.

She and her husband, Arden E. “A.E.” Martin, were married July 3, 1952. He died Jan. 10, 1997.

Margaret was a member of the Two Top Fellowship Church near Mercersburg. She was also a member of the Tuscarora Senior Activity Center.

Margaret graduated from Capon Bridge, W.Va., High School, and she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her dog, Cookie.

Surviving family are two daughters, Beverly S. Recard, Waynesboro, and Judy L. Daley, Greencastle; two sons, Michael E. Martin, Greencastle, and Bruce W. Martin, Fayetteville; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was the last of her family, and was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 24, at 2 p.m. from Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with the Rev. Paul Martin officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour before the service on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to the Tuscarora Senior Activity Center, 11300 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236.

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