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John D. Martin, 84

JAN. 30, 1928-JULY 1, 2012

July 01, 2012

John D. Martin, 84, of 18012 Westfield Drive, Hagerstown, Md., died at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, July 1, 2012, at his home.

Born Jan. 30, 1928, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Amos E. and Ruth N. (Strite) Martin.

John was employed as a mechanic at several local businesses.

He was a member of Paradise Mennonite Church of Hagerstown.

Surviving family are five sisters, Naomi R. Martin, Orpha G. (wife of John M.) Eshleman,  Edna L. Martin and Cora L. (wife of  Truman E.) Martin, all of Hagerstown, and Esther Mae (wife of Leonard A.) Martin, Clear Spring, Md.; one brother, Mahlon L. (husband of Susan E.) Martin, Greencastle, Pa.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 5, at 1:30 p.m. from Reiff Mennonite Church near Cearfoss, Md., with the Paradise Mennonite Church Ministry officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Paradise Mennonite Church on Air View Road, Hagerstown, on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour before the service Thursday at Reiff Mennonite Church.

The family requests that flowers be omitted. The Martin family would like to express special thanks to Hospice of Washington County for the excellent care that was given to John.

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

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