E. Arlene Martin
E. Arlene Martin, 94, formerly of Lancaster, passed away Friday, October 21, 2016. Born in Lancaster she was the daughter of the late John H. and Gertrude Groff Buckwalter, and step-daughter of the late Mary Lefever Buckwalter. She was the wife of the late Ivan C. Martin who died in 2004.
A homemaker, she was a member of Tiding of Peace Mennonite Church, York. She enjoyed chickens and guineas, crocheting and puzzles.
Surviving are: six children, Melvin married to Shirley Byers Martin, Ronks, Barb married to Don Riehl, New Holland, David married to Linda Groff Martin, Gap, Lois married to Keenan Childers, Hopewell, Irvin married to Anna Burkhart Martin, Stevensville, MD, Nancy married to Earl Illyes, Manchester; 9 grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 3 step-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard married to Margaret Buckwalter, Paul married to Hettie Buckwalter; one sister, Ann Smoker. She was preceded in death by: two sons, Alvin and Kenneth Martin; a grandson, Michael Martin; a brother, Harold Buckwalter.
Funeral Services will be held from Sunnyside Mennonite Church 337 Circle Ave., Lancaster, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at 11 AM. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 AM at the church on Wednesday.
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