Obituary for Anna Mary Martin (Martin)
Anna Mary Martin, 101, of Narvon, PA went to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, March 4, 2018. Born in East Earl, on December 29, 1916 she was the daughter of the late Jonathan and Mattie (Sensenig) Martin.
On October 24, 1946 she was united in marriage to D. Walter Martin with whom she shared 43 years of marriage. To this union were born nine daughters and one son. Rosene Martin of Ephrata, Rachel wife of Henry VanZee of Stevens, Anna Mary, Lucy, and Daniel Martin of Narvon, Nancy wife of Leon Zimmerman of Narvon, Martha wife of Noah Burkholder of Dundee, NY, Rebecca wife of Leonard Martin of Memphis, MO, Bertha wife of Elvin Sensenig of Reinholds, and Elsie wife of Lawrence Zimmerman of Orrstown, PA. Also surviving is a step son, Edwin Z. husband of Esther Good Martin of Denver, and a step daughter-in-law, Alma Martin of New Holland; 29 grandchildren, nine step grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren, 38 step great grandchildren, and seven step great great grandchildren; a sister, Martha Miller wife of the late Sidney Miller of Illinois, and a brother-in-law Aaron K, Martin of Ephrata. She was preceded in death by her husband, a step son Paul Z. Martin, a grandson Christopher Sensenig, two step granddaughters, Carolyn W. Martin and Mary Jane Bange (Jay), four great grandchildren, sisters, Lydia Snyder, Emma Stauffer, and Susan Martin, and brothers, Henry, John and Aaron Martin.
She was a member of the Bowmansville Mennonite Church where she supported her husband in his ministry as a deacon. She was lovingly cared for by her children, Lucy and Daniel in the house she resided since marriage in Bowmansville.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Bowmansville Mennonite Church, 913 Oaklyn Drive, Narvon, on Thursday, March 8, at 9:30 A.M. with Bishop Leon S. Zimmerman, Bishop Amos G. Martin and Ministers John Martin and Marlin Lauver officiating. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery. A Viewing will be held at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata, PA, on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. and from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.