Paul G. Martin, 95, dairy farmer, father of 10, New Haven Mennonite Church member

By on February 20, 2019

Paul G. Martin, 95, of Denver, formerly of Crest Road, Lititz, peacefully went to be with his Lord and Savior while surrounded by his family on Friday afternoon, Feb. 15, 2019 at the Bob Fryer and Family Inpatient Center of Hospice and Community Care in Mount Joy following a brief illness.

Born in Ephrata Township, he was the son of the late Samuel K. and Daisy Getz Martin. He was the husband of Anna S. Horning Martin for 60 years before her passing in 2006.

A dairy farmer, Paul was a member of New Haven Mennonite Church in Lititz.

He is survived by nine children: Leroy, husband of Deborah Gunselman Martin, of Sarasota, Fla.; Wilmer, husband of Arlene Kreider Martin, of Elizabethtown; Raymond Martin of Leola; Clarence, husband of Thelma Good Martin, of Lititz; Louis, husband of Lois Ann LeFever Martin, of Middletown; Lois, wife of Mahlon Martin, of Denver, with whom he resided; Eleanor, wife of Irvin Martin, of Guatemala; Martha, wife of Jesse Weaver, of Myerstown; Anna, wife of LeRoy Martin, of Ephrata; 31 grandchildren; 49 great grandchildren; three siblings: Emma High of Ephrata; Ella, wife of Adam Oberholtzer, of Blue Ball; and Elizabeth, wife of Luke Snader, of Reinholds; and a sister-in-law: Janice (wife of the late Eli Martin) Martin of Lititz.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter: Mary Martin; a grandson: Linford Weaver; and siblings: Wayne, Eli, and Ivan Martin, infant sister Annie Martin, Mary Gerhart, and Edna Hoover.

The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of Hospice and Community Care for their kind and compassionate care.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday morning, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. at New Haven Mennonite Church, 230 Crest Road, Lititz, with Amos Hurst, Barry Zeiset, Jeremy Martin, and LeRoy Martin officiating. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery. The family will receive guests at a viewing at the church on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., and on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Please omit flowers.

To express a condolence with the family, visit Arrangements by Spence Funeral Services, Manheim.

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