Rhoda H. Martin, 88, Lititz, worked at Mennonite Home, had great sense of humor

By on October 15, 2014

Rhoda H. Martin, 88, of Lititz, passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at Landis Homes in Lititz.

Born in New Danville, she was the daughter of the late Martin B. and Anna Harnish Thomas and wife of the late Harry G. Martin, who died in 1987.

Rhoda was employed in the food service department of the Mennonite Home in Lancaster. She previously had been employed at Pleasant Acres in York. She was a member of Rohrerstown Mennonite Church. She was formerly a member of the Stony Brook Mennonite Church. Rhoda enjoyed Bible study, loved to garden, walk and spend time with friends and family. She had a wonderful sense of humor.

Surviving is a daughter: Beverly J. Martin, of Lancaster; a son: Richard L. Martin, husband of Michele, of Red Lion; and a brother: Paul Thomas, of Goshen, Ind; and two grandcats.

A son: James L. Martin; a daughter: Betty L. Martin; sisters: Esther Eisenberger and Ruth Thomas Taylor; preceded Rhoda in death.

A life celebration was held Oct. 12 at Landis Homes East Bethany Chapel, Lititz, with Rev. Dennis Ernest officiating. Interment will be in Stony Brook Mennonite Cemetery in York.

Please omit flowers. If desired, memorial contributions may be sent in Rhoda’s name to Landis Homes Caring Fund, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543 or Alzheimer’s Association GPA, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9638.

Spacht Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. To share your fondest memories of Rhoda, visit lifecelebration.com.

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