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Israel Martin

Israel S. Martin

Thursday, September 12th, 1929 - Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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Obituary

Israel S. Martin, 90, of Shippensburg, formerly of New Holland, died at home on Sunday, October 13, 2019.
He was the husband of Anna H. Zimmerman Martin. Born in Earl Twp., he was the son of the late Israel M. and Lydia M. Shirk Martin.
Israel was a retired farmer. He was a member of the New Holland Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference.
Surviving besides his wife are three sons, Elmer Z. husband of Ada Hoover Martin of New Holland, Lester Z. husband of Ruth Burkholder Martin of Curtiss, WI and Harold Z. husband of Jane Zimmerman Martin of Dorchester, WI; three daughters, Alda Martin of New Holland, Jane M. wife of Lewis Burkholder of Shippensburg, and Marie M. wife of Elvin Zimmerman of Greenwich, OH; 44 grandchildren, 115 great grandchildren; three sisters, Esther Weaver of Leola, Eva Oberholtzer of Lititz, and Anna Mae Shirk of Ephrata; a brother-in-law, John Oberholtzer of TN; and three sister-in-laws, Martha Martin of New Holland, Mary Martin of Lebanon County and Alta Martin of Ephrata. He was preceded in death by three grandchildren, Carol Burkholder, Jay Elvin Zimmerman and Michael Martin, and by siblings, John Martin, Melvin Martin, Amos Martin, Lucy Martin and Magdalena Oberholtzer.
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 18, at 9:30 A.M. at the New Holland Mennonite (Frame) Church, New Holland, PA with Bishop Titus Martin officiating. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery. Viewings will be held on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the home of Elmer and Ada Martin. Kindly omit flowers.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Home of Elmer and Ada Martin
    Address
    422 Reidenbach Road
    NEW HOLLAND, PA
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, October 17th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Home of Elmer and Ada Martin
    Address
    422 Reidenbach Road
    NEW HOLLAND, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, October 18th, 2019 | 9:30am
    When
    Friday, October 18th, 2019 9:30am
    Location
    New Holland Mennonite Church (Frame)
    Address
    139 E. Huyard
    NEW HOLLAND, PA 17557
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    Officiant
    Bishop Titus H. Martin
  • Interment

    Location
    New Holland Mennonite Cemetery (Frame)
    Address
    139 E. Huyard Rd.
    NEW HOLLAND, PA 17557
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