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Martin Shirk

Martin M. Shirk

Monday, November 13th, 1939 - Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Obituary

Martin M. Shirk, 79, of Narvon, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. His wife, Eva M. (Nolt) Shirk, died April 4, 2019.
Born in Caernarvon Twp., he was a son of the late Samuel R. and Florence R. (Martin) Shirk.
Martin was a farmer and a member of the Churchtown Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference.
Surviving are eight children, Mary Ann married to James Zimmerman of East Earl, John David married to Vera (Hoover) Shirk of Himrod, NY, Alvin N. married to Irene (Martin) Shirk of Narvon, Edna married to Harry Snyder of Woodbury, Ellen married to Allen Zimmerman of Owen, WI, Martin, Jr. married to Susan (Brubacher) Shirk of Narvon, Samuel married to Darlene (Nolt) Shirk of Narvon, and Louise married to James Zimmerman of Narvon; 59 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and six siblings, Paul, married to Ruth (Shirk) Shirk of Narvon, Ivan, married to Anna (Nolt) Shirk of New Holland, Annetta, married to Lloyd Zimmerman of Terre Hill, Ida, married to Walter Hurst of Morgantown, Harvey, married to Alma (Weaver) Shirk of Narvon, and Amanda Shirk of Narvon.

He was preceded in death by two great grandsons, a brother, Amos Shirk; and two sisters, Naomi Shirk and Esther Zimmerman.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 5 at 9 am at the home of Alvin Shirk, 240 S. Churchtown Road, Narvon, with further services at 9:30 am at Churchtown Mennonite Church with the Bishop Titus Martin officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Viewing will be held on Thursday, July 4 at the home of Alvin Shirk from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 4th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 4th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Home of Alvin N. Shirk
    Address
    240 S. Churchtown Road
    NARVON, PA 17555
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, July 4th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 4th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Home of Alvin N. Shirk
    Address
    240 S. Churchtown Road
    NARVON, PA 17555
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  • Service

    Friday, July 5th, 2019 | 9:30am
    When
    Friday, July 5th, 2019 9:30am
    Location
    Churchtown Old Order Mennonite Church
    Address
    2209 Main St.
    Narvon-Churchtown, PA 17555
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    Officiant
    Bishop Titus H. Martin
  • Interment

    Location
    Churchtown Old Order Mennonite Church
    Address
    2209 Main St.
    Narvon-Churchtown, PA 17555
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