Leonard Z. Martin, Sr.

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Leonard Z. Martin, Sr.


     Leonard Z. Martin, Sr., 71, of New Holland, entered into rest on Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017. He was married for 51 years to Joyce L. Good Martin.  He was the son of the late William Z. Martin Jr. and Frances B. Zimmerman Martin. 

     Mr. Martin was a retired independent truck driver and more recently retired as custodian of the Hershey Mennonite Church where he had served as usher and trustee. His hobbies included: cooking, grilling chicken BBQ, watching the Food Network, Travel Channel, NASCAR, PBR Bull riding, going to the Farmersville Auction and horse sales at New Holland Sales Stable.

     In addition to his wife, he will be lovingly missed by: his children, Jackie Bills, Ephrata, Connie Marshall, Lancaster, Leonard Jr., McGregor, IA, Lori wife of Kevin Hoover, Leola; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; siblings, Minerva married to Norman Martin, Hopeland, Grace married to Elmer Martin, Leola, Lorraine married to David Burkholder, BC Canada, Janet married to Raymond Weaver, New Holland, William Z. III married to Marylyn Martin, New Holland. A son, Randal preceded him in death in 2002.

     Funeral Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Apr. 5, 2017 at Hershey Mennonite Church, 401 Hershey Church Road, Kinzers.  Viewings: Tuesday, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. all at the church. Interment: the adjoining cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.  Memorials are welcomed to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Dr., Lancaster, PA 17603.

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