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Donald H. Martin, 92

NOV. 11, 1919-JAN. 11, 2012

January 11, 2012

Donald Hoye Martin, age 92, a resident of the Mennonite Fellowship Home, 12349 Huyett Lane, Hagerstown, Md., died at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in the home.

Born Nov. 11, 1919, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late J. Ira and Lydia (Martin) Martin.

Mr. Martin was the founder of Paramount Feed and Supply of Hagerstown. He and his wife, Esther M. (Diller) Martin, were married Feb. 6, 1941. She died on March 26, 2008.

Surviving family are one son, Darrel R. Martin, Hagerstown; two daughters, Darlene F. Horst and Lois S. Horst, both of Hagerstown; one sister, Lois Eshleman of Landis Homes, Lancaster, Pa.; 12 grandchildren and 50 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Lawrence Martin, Aldus Martin and Clair Martin; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. from the Reiff Mennonite Church near Cearfoss, with the Reiff Mennonite Church Ministry officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour before the service on Tuesday. The family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements were handled by the Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home of Greencastle, Pa.

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