Edgar H. Martin

Edgar H. Martin

Monday, October 14th, 1929 Friday, February 28th, 2020

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Obituary for Edgar H. Martin

Edgar H. Martin, 90, formerly of Ephrata, passed away at Landis Homes, Lititz, on February 28, 2020.
Edgar was born on October 14, 1929 to the late Jonas Z. and Mariah (Horst) Martin. He was the husband of Helen June (Metzler) Martin with whom he shared 69 years of marriage as of February 24, 2020.
Edgar was an active member of the Hinkletown Mennonite Church, Ephrata. He was owner of Edgar Martin Electric Service in Ephrata for 60 years.
Edgar enjoyed volunteering. He served may years with Mennonite Disaster Service either on the job site or sending hundreds of men to jobs. He also enjoyed helping Samaritans Purse, Boone, NC process Christmas Child Shoe boxes for shipping. His hobbies were collecting coins and rocks, traveling with the 40/60 Group and spending time with family.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Helen June, are five children, Margaret (James) Slabach of Alliance, OH, Marlin M. (Nora Jane) Martin of Lititz, Rachel M. Martin of Lititz, Galen M. (Debra) Martin of Columbus, OH, and Rita J. (Kenneth) Martin of Ephrata; 12 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; a brother, Elmer H. (Elsie) Martin of Lampeter; and a sister-in-law, Anna Mae Martin of Ephrata.
Preceding him in death are three brothers, Abel, Nathan, and Laban Martin.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial service at the Hinkletown Mennonite Church, 2031 Division Highway, Ephrata on Monday, March 9 at 10:30 am. A musical prelude will begin at 10:15 am. Interment will be private at the Hinkletown Mennonite Cemetery.
There will be a viewing at Landis Homes West Bethany Chapel, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz on Saturday, March 7 from 5-7 pm.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Edgar’s memory to Mennonite Disaster Service, 583 Airport Road, Lititz, PA 17543, or to Global Disciples, 315 West James St., Lancaster, PA 17603.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Landis Homes, and Hospice & Community Care for the care they provided for Edgar.
Online condolences to the family may be made to Arrangements by Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Landis Homes West Bethany Chapel
    1001 E. Oregon Road
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    Saturday, March 7th, 2020
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, March 9th, 2020 | 10:30am
    Hinkletown Mennonite Church
    2031 Division Hwy.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, March 9th, 2020
    Glenn E. Sauder
    Dan Showalter
  • Interment

    Hinkletown Mennonite Cemetery
    2031 Division Hwy.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

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Kim Dent

Dear Margaret and family,
What a beautiful Christian family and legacy of service your Daddy has planted here on earth. What beautiful fruit lives on in each of you! Please know our love and our prayers for comfort are with you as you navigate the days ahead. what a peace to know he is absent from this world but wholly present with Jesus! Big love coming your way across the miles...
Kim and Mark Dent and Family
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Ruth Emswiler

To the Edgar Martin Family- you all are in our thoughts & prayers! Cherish the many memories you have made. Love you all!!
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