MARTIN, MRS. ADA COFFMAN— 1001 E. Montgomery Avenue, Rockville, Md., died Sunday, March 22, 1964 at 11:45 a.m. in the Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Md. She is survived by her husband, Frank B. Martin and these children; Mrs. Cecil J. (Lucille) Smith, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. William C. (Genevieve) Brandt, Bethesda, Md.; Wallace Martin, New York City; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Clarice Coffman Cropp, New Salem; one brother, Ernest E. Coffman, New Salem. She was predeceased by a son Russell in August, 1963. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Tyson Wheeler Funeral Home, Rockville, Md. Interment will be in Park Lawn Cemetery.
MARTIN, AGNES M- Age 84 years of 23 High Street, Dunbar, died at 3:30 p.m. March 25, 1971 in Uniontown Hospital. She was born in Dunbar November 7, 1886 the daughter of the late Perry C. and Hannah McClain.
Surviving are the following children: Perry Martin, Donald Martin, Robert Martin, and Wayne Martin all of Dunbar; two daughters Mrs. James (Jeanette) Russell of Lemont Furnace; Mrs. Paul (Elizabeth) Russell of Dunbar, also 20 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren; one brother, John B. McClain of New Geneva.
She was predeceased by her husband Dennis I Martin, one daughter, seven sisters and two brothers.
Friends will be received at the Burhans Funeral Home after 8 p.m. today and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday where services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Cecil DeWitt officiating. Interment in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Alexander MARTIN died in 1893. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
Evening Standard News- Uniontown December 26,1893
MARTIN-Alexander Martin was born in Dunbar,April 5,1812,son of John Alexander and Elizabeth Cottom Martin, and died December 25,1893, aged 81 years 8 months and twenty days. He was married to Nancy Martin November 15,1838. This union was blessed with six children--four living. His wife died on the 13th of February, 1952. Then he was married to Mary Stull. This union was blest with six children, five of whom are living. He was the father of twelve Children . Mary died the 8th of January 1878. Since then he has made his home with his daughter Ellie. He leaves nine children,thirty grandchildren and five great-grandchildren to mourn the loss of a kind father.
Truly the great central sun of their home has gone down, but we trust the "in the golden summer,of another life children and parents will meet again in a sweet reunion, where partings are unknown; that though the days are dark now; spring will come again."
Alexander Martin was a good christian gentleman, a noble citizen, a true man and a member of church for many long years. We deeply sympathize with the berefit family.
Interment in Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar,PA
A. Ross Martin, 310 Third Street, Weatherly, died yesterday at 4 a.m. at Hazelton State General Hospital following an illness of several months. A Republican committeeman in the borough of Weatherly, he was employed as an engineer for the Central Railroad of New Jersey, prior to his retirement. He was born in Dunbar, Fayette Co, PA, April 1, 1890, the son of the late James O. & Caroline Pyle Martin. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Police for several years prior to World War I and served in the U.S. Army Co. C, 10th Regiment Infantry. A former scoutmaster in the Boy Scout Troop in Weatherly, he helped to construct the scout cabin at Eurena Park. He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Weatherly and was a member of the church council for a number of years. He was also a member of the POS of A Camp 179, Weatherly, and the Brotherhood of Railroad Fireman and Engineers.
Surviving are his widow, the former Gertrude Smith; two sons, Brice of Towanda and Ross of Binghamton, NY; two daughters, Mrs. Donald (Kathleen) Yost, R.N. of Weatherly and Mrs. Charles (Ruth) Cox of Wilmington, DE, A daughter Mrs. Marie Steck died in 1968. Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Alice Robinson of Dunbar; Mrs. Ella French, Galion, Ohio; Mrs. Minnie Mitts, Delano, CA; 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Interment in the Union Cemetery, Weatherly.
Ann Dixon MARTIN died in 1873. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(21)
The Genius of Liberty
March 27, 1873
We Learn from the St. Clairsville Gazette, Belmont co., Ohio, of the death of Mrs. Ann Dixon Martin, wife of Tazwell P. Martin, Esq., in the 67th year of her age. She died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Olive Powell, of Loydsville, Ohio on the 11th inst., of paralysis and dropsy. Mrs. Martin was born in New Geneva, Fayette co., Pa., the 14th of April, 1800, and was a sister of Asher M. Baily, Esq., and Mrs. William A. Donaldson, of this place. She had been much afflicted for about thirteen years before her death, and was confined to her bed during most of that time, but she found much comfort in the consolation of religion and the tender and faithful kindness with which she was nursed and cared for by the loved ones at home. She was a good woman a faithful affectionate and devoted wife and mother, and possessed great amiability of character. None knew her but to love her. She was a consistent member of the M.E. Church. Her remains, wer buried in the M.E. Cemetery in St. Clairsville where already lie the remains of one of her children and five of her grandchildren. She leaves a devoted husband a numerous family of children, and a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn her death.
Mrs. Anna Martin, 80, died Friday afternoon in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Josephine (Madeline) Shutty of Footedale, where she had lived for the past eight years. She was a member of St. Thomas R.C. Church. Surviving in addition to Mrs. Shutty are three daughters and one son, 27 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Her husband Joseph Martin died in 1934.
Mrs. Annie (Griffin) Martin died at her home at Beeson Works, at 4 o’clock Thursday evening, April 12, 1906. She was a daughter of Charles and Nannie Griffin. The husband and a 2 weeks old child survive. The funeral services will be held at the home at No. 8 Beeson Row at 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon. Interment will be made in Clearview cemetery.
MARTIN, ANNA LECHER— Aged 76 years, 6 months, 21 days, Masontown, died Sunday, February 21, 1960. She was the widow of Calvin S. Martin. She is survived by one stepdaughter, Mrs. Richard King, Masontown and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received after 2 p.m. today in the Honsaker Funeral Home, Masontown where services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. The Rev. David Rambsel will officiate. Interment will be in Greendale Cemetery.
Arthella MARTIN died in 1921. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
MORNING HERALD UNIONTOWN DECEMBER 16,1921
Funeral services for the late Arthella Martin, aged 38 years, who died December 13, 1921 will be held from the home at 242 Cleveland Avenue, Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will take place in Park Place Cemetery
Benjamin Franklin Martin, Sr., aged 74 years, four months and four days, died at his home near Smithfield today. A son of James and Susan Martin, Mr. Martin died on the farm on which he was born and on which he spent his entire life. He was the last of ten children. On Monday Nov. 20, 1884 he was married to Emma O. Summers who died about two years ago (June 25,1926). Three children were born to this union, two of whom survive, Mrs. J. H. (Grace) Thomas and B. F. Martin, Jr. One son, Jesse Summers Martin of Morgantown, W. Va. died December 29, 1927. For nearly a third of a century Mr. Martin had been a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist and had served the church as clerk and treasure and other positions. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, August 5, at 2 p.m., in charge of Rev. J. E. Darby assisted by Rev. James W. Hayes, by whom Mr. Martin was baptized and received into the church. Interment will take place in the Baptist Cemetery (Mt. Moriah).
Bernadine W. Martin, 44, of 420 S. Ninth Street, Connellsville, died Wednesday in Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born October 18, 1942, in Connellsville, a daughter of Catherine E. McKenna Woods and the late Samuel D. Woods. She was employed by the billing department of West Penn Power Company and Montgomery Ward. She was a member of Immaculate Conception R. C. Church, Connellsville, and its Christian Mothers Society. She is survived by her husband, Theodore; one son, Theodore S., and a daughter, Lori K., both at home. Interment in St. John's Cemetery.
Mrs. Bertha Martin, 43, of Dunbar, died Sunday at the home of her daughter, Miss Leona Martin of Farmington, following a two week illness of pleural pneumonia. She is survived by her husband Thomas Martin of Dunbar; four daughters, Ida, Leona, Rosemond and Evelyn and two adopted children Phyllis and Junior. Short services will be held at the home of Miss Leona Martin at Farmington followed by additional services at 2:30 in the Methodist Protestant Church of Dunbar of which Mrs. Martin was a member. The services will be in charge of Rev. T.M. Gladden and Rev. O. W. Bolton. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
Mrs. Bessie Mae Martin, 74, of 520 North Pittsburg Street, Dunbar, died at 9:50 a.m. in Connellsville State Hospital. She was born February 23, 1900 at Dunbar, a daughter of the late Reuben and Mary Hiles Martin. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. James (Bertha) Shreve, Mrs. Harold (Dorothy) Ellsworth and Mrs. George (Margaret) Moore all of Connellsville; one son, Lloyd Martin of Connellsville; 19 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Goldie Anderson, Mrs. Myrtle Hall, Mrs. Susie Beal, all of Dunbar, and Mrs. Mary Brinker of Greensburg. She was predeceased, besides her husband, by one daughter, Gladys Johnson.
Notes from contributor:
Burial–Mt Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar
Husband–Lawrence Chester Martin- son of LLoyd Franklin and Cecelia Wyland Martin
MARTIN, MRS. CATHERINE--died Wednesday morning, September 27, 1950, at six o’clock in the Allegheny Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was the proprietress of the Martin Dairy Bar, Dunbar for one year. Her husband Thomas W. Martin preceded her in death in January 1949.
Surviving are two sons, John William and Thomas J. both of Dunbar; three grandchildren; her mother Mrs. Catherine Callahan of Dunbar; three sisters; Mrs. Coletta Connell of Dunbar, Mrs. Elizabeth Bloom of Dunbar; Mrs. Margaret Colatch of Connellsville; four brothers, Thomas A. Callahan of Detroit; John W. Callahan of Connellsville; Donald D. Callahan and PFC. Callahan with the U.S. Army in France.
Friends will be received at the Burhans Funeral Home in Dunbar after 1 o’clock on Thursday afternoon until Saturday morning, September 30, at 9 o’clock when services will be held at St. Aloysius R.C. Church, Dunbar with the Rev. Father Patrick A. Kiernan as celebrant. Internment will follow in the church cemetery.
UNIONTOWN— Calvin S. Martin, 82, a resident of Bessmer, near Masontown, died at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday at Uniontown Hospital. He was a member of the Pals Club of Masontown and the Masontown Bretheren Church. Surviving are his widow, Anna: a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Pearl) King, and a brother, Lloyd Martin. all of Masontown. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the Honsaker funeral home at Masontown, with the Rev. William Keeling officiating. Interment will be in Greendale Cemetery.
Mrs. Caroline Martin, 78 years old, widow of James O. Martin, died Thursday at her home on Hardy Hill, near Dunbar. She had been a resident of Hardy Hill for 53 years. Her husband died in 1923. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventists. Surviving are the following children: Emery of Hardy Hill, Mrs. John A. Lehman of Pechin, William and Martin at home, Jesse of Hardy Hill, Mrs. Henry Gair of Dunbar, Roscoe of Weatherby, Pa., Frank of Hardy Hill, Mrs. Roger Mitts of Hardy Hill, Mrs. C. H. French of Gallion, Ohio, and Mrs. C. H. Robinson of Pittsburg; two brothers, T. J. Pyle of Portsmouth, Ohio, and C. B. Pyle of Pittsburg, Kan.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Hennessey of Canton, Ohio, and Miss Eleanor Pyle, Athens, Ohio; 36 grandshildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be at the home Sunday at 2 o’clock, with Elder M. G. Conger of Greensburg, officiating. Burial will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Obituary is typed as published. Name is spelled differently in headline.
Mrs. Catherine Martin, aged 73 years, wife of Frederick Martin, died Monday at the family residence at Breakneck, after a lingering illness. She had been ailing for the past year or more. About two weeks ago she contracted a severe cold which, with other complications, resulted in her death. Deceased was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Shallenberger and was born on the old Shallenberger farm near Coalbrook, now owned by the H. C. Frick Coke Company. She was the mother of 11 children, the following of whom are living: James, Noah, Joseph, Mrs. Minnie Nicola, Mrs. Jennie Ulery, Mrs. Catherine Burkett, all of Breakneck, and Mrs. Sarah Green of Moyer. Mrs. Harriett Chapman, a sister, and one brother, Jacob Shallenberger, of Nebraska City, also survive.
Catherine M.(Struhalla) Martin
Catherine M. (STRUHALLA) Martin, 87, of Leisenring, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2001, at home comforted by her loving family. She was born Aug. 9, 1913, in Monarch, a daughter of the late John and Suzanne Krynak Struhalla. Catherine was a loving mother and home maker. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville, and its Christian Mothers. She is survived by seven children, Paul J. Martin and his wife, Marlene, of Uniontown, Theodore R. Martin and his wife, Joyce, of Connellsville, Raymond J. Martin and his wife, Bernadette, of Connellsville, Mary C. (Martin) Miller and her husband, James, of Mill Run, Lillian A. Martin at home, Fred J. Martin and his wife, Laura, of Connellsville and Bernadette M. (Martin) Frisch and her husband, Ronald, of Langhorne; a sister, Anna Matura of Connellsville; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME INC., 418 N. Pittsburgh St., Connellsville, where a blessing service will be held, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Connellsville, with the Rev. Father John Butler as celebrant and the Rev. Father Edward McCullough as concelebrant. Interment will follow in St. John the Evangelist R.C. Cemetery, Connellsville. A parish wake service will be held in the funeral home Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
Mrs. Catherine Swartz Martin, 44, wife of Mont M. Martin of
Coolspring, died at 11:55 p.m. yesterday in the Uniontown hospital
after an illness of six weeks.
Surviving her are her husband; a daughter, Fay, at home; two brothers, Paul and William Swartz, Menallen township, and a sister, Mrs. A. J. Yauger, Menallen Township.
She was a member of the Third Presbyterian church, and of Class 13 of the Sunday school. Dr. Clarence W. Kerr, her pastor, will conduct funeral services at the home Friday, and interment will be in Sylvan Heights cemetery, in charge of Ferguson.
Mrs. Catherine Swartz Martin, 44, wife of Mont M. Martin of Coolspring, died Tuesday night at Uniontown Hospital after an illness of six weeks. She leaves her husband, a daughter, Fay, at home; two brothers, Paul and William Swartz, and a sister, Mrs. A. J. Yauger, all of Menallen Township.
Notes from contributor:
Born–13 Dec 1897
Father–William Luckens Swartz
Mother–Prudence Woodward Swartz
Husband–Montrose Morland Martin
Mrs. Cecelia Wyland Martin, 79, of Masontown, died at 11:03 Monday night. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd; two daughter, Mrs. George (Charlotte) Medved and Mrs. John (Mary Violet) Volek of Point Marion; 15 grandchildren; 10 great- grandchildren, and one brother, Michael Wyland of Dunbar.
Notes from contributor:
Father– Joseph Wyland
Mother– Charlotte Smitley Wyland
Many relatives and friends gathered on Friday afternoon to pay their final tribute to the memory of Charles S. Martin, who died at his home on Speers Hill Tuesday evening. Rev. W. S. Hamilton of the Methodist Episcopal Church and Rev. David E. Minerd of Connellsville conducted the services. “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” and “My Faith Looks Up to Thee” were sung by a mixed choir.
Charles Edward MARTIN died in 1950. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
Name: Charles Edward Martin
Parents: David and Dolores FOREMAN MARTIN (of Uniontown R.D., Pa)
Date of death: Saturday, July 29, 1950
Place: Uniontown Hospital.
Charles L "Bud" Martin of 312 Rear N. Pittsburgh Street, died suddenly, Monday morning at Connellsville State General Hospital. He was born May 3, 1928, at Dunbar, a son of the late John and Rhoda Martin. He was employed by the Carolina Tire Company. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. He is survived by a son, John Martin, a daughter, Karen and one sister, Mrs. Olive Hall of Connellsville. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward James and two sisters, Audrey and Katherine.
Charles J. Martin, 78, of Connellsville, Pa., died Tuesday, August 2, 2005, in Excela Health Frick Hospital. He was employed by General Motors of Cleveland, Ohio, and was an Assembly Line Worker. Survivors include his wife, Ethel Hammett Martin; children, Robert Martin and wife, Joann of Richmond, Va., Ada Martin of Connellsville, Pa., and Sandra Sandor and husband, Michael of Rock Creek, Ohio; a brother, Reuben Martin and wife, Loretta of Connellsville, Pa.; a sister, Nina Rittenhouse and husband, Paul of Connellsville, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Burhans-Crouse Funeral Home, 28 Connellsville St., Dunbar, Pa., today from 5 to 9 p.m., where services will be held on Friday, August 5, 2005 at 11 a.m.
Charles Martin, 77 years old, died at 11:20 o'clock on Monday morning at his home on Railroad Street, Dunbar, after an extended illness. A carpenter, he had resided in that district all of his life. Surviving are a sister, Miss Effie Martin of Dunbar, and a brother, Frank Martin of Mt. Pleasant. The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the home in charge Rev. O. G. Cook, pastor of the Wesley Methodist Church of Dunbar. Internment will be made in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Notes from contributor:
Father–Rev. John Gibson Martin
Mother–Surma Bryson Martin
Charles T. Martin, 76, father of Atty. Clark W. Martin and the late North Union Tax Collector, Asa Martin, died at 7:30 o'clock, Thursday evening in the home he has occupied in Coolspring since 1890. Mr. Martin was born and reared in North Union township, where his ancestors have lived since the land was patented by his great grandfather. Surviving are three sons, Attorney Martin, Mont M. Martin and Charles Emmett Martin, all of Coolspring; three daughters, Mrs. William Beeson, Hopwood, Mrs. Robert W. Clark, Coolspring, and Mrs. Sarah Callow, teacher in the Jenkinstown high school near Philadelphia; one sister, Mrs. Isaac Harbarger, of near Dunbar. The deceased’s wife, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Martin, died three years ago. A son, Kenneth Martin, died in July, 1939, and another son, Asa Martin, for years the North Union township tax collector, died last May 18. The body has been removed to the home of Mont M. Martin in Coolspring where funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Burial will be in Sylvan Heights cemetery.
Charles Warren (Mac) Martin, 36, of Dunbar, died in Connellsville State Hospital at 12:35 o'clock this morning. He had been a patient there since November. Born in Mt. Braddock September 11, 1916, he was the son of James S. and the late Esther Hardy Martin. He had lived in Mt. Braddock and Dunbar vicinity all of his life. Deceased was a member of the United Brick and Clay Workers of America and an employee of Eurcka Fire Brick Company of Mount Braddock. He was a member of the Dunbar Volunteer Fire Department and the Fayette County Firemen's Association. He was also a Cubmaster of the Dunbar Cub Scouts. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Pearl Evelyn Shipley Martin; one son, Charles W., Jr.; his father of Shady Grove; three brothers, Rev. Walter I. Martin of Greene county, Herbert of Mount Braddock and Harold of Shady Grove, and two sisters, Mrs Frank Overly of Mount Braddock and Mrs. David Zebley of Shady Grove. The body has been taken to the Burhans funeral home at Dunbar.
The funeral service for Charles (Max) Martin of Dunbar, who died Thursday morning, will be held at 2:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon at the Mount Braddock Methodist Church with Rev. H. M. Jenkins officiating, assisted by Rev. W. S. Hamilton. Interment will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. The body is at Burhans funeral home at Dunbar. The Dunbar Volunteer Fire Department will meet at 7:30 o’clock this evening at the fire station and proceed to Burhans funeral home to conduct a ritual for Mr. Martin.
Mrs. Clara Francis Martin, 77, died at her home 413 Stevens street, Connellsville, Saturday night, November 8, 1941, at 10:20 o’clock of complications. She was born in Connellsville, March 26, 1864 the daughter of the late Richard and Mary Francis. She had spent her entire life in Connellsville and on October 31, 1881 married John T. Martin. He died in September, 1913. Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Kirk Hendrickson of Portland, Ore.; Mrs. Clifford H. Abb of Arlington, Va.; Clyde Martin of Akron, O., and Mrs. W. W. Cunningham, Richard and Earl Martin and Mrs. Chester L. Balsey of Connellsville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the family residence. Dr. W. H. Hetrick of the Connellsville Trinity Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will follow in Hill Grove Cemetery, Connellsville.
Clarence Martin, 64, of Dunbar, died at 9:30 o'clock Friday morning at the home of his sister, Mrs. Roy Riser, where he had resided. He was born in Dunbar, February 16, 1892, a son of the late Ruben and Mary Ann Hiles Martin, and was a former employee of the Dunbar Corporation. In addition to his sister he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Emily Turnbull of Monessen; a brother George S. Martin of Dunbar and two grandchildren. The body is at the Burhans Funeral Home at Dunbar where a service will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon with the Rev. Home H. Boese officiating. Internment will be in Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar.
Clarence V. Martin, 61 years old, died yesterday morning at the Fayette County Home. He was a resident of Perryopolis and lived by himself. Recently he was taken ill and on Saturday was removed to the county home where he could have better attention. He died the following day. He is survived by one brother, Charles of Donora. The body was removed to Perryopolis this morning by Funeral Director Ira Blair. Funeral services will be held in the Christian Church tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. E. A. Sims, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be made in Mt. Washington Cemetery.
Notes from contributor:
Father–Samuel M Martin
Mother–Hulda Wilguss Martin
Mrs. Clarissa McClain Martin, 79, of Dunbar, died at 11:10 a.m. Sunday in the home of Mrs. Pearl McClain, Dunbar-Chalk Hill Road, where she resided. She was born December 9, 1882 in Dunbar, a daughter of the late Perry and Hannah Smitley McClain. Surviving are one brother, John McClain of New Salem, and a sister, Mrs. Agnes Martin of Dunbar. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Newton Martin, in 1948. The body will be at the Burhans funeral home at Dunbar after 7 p.m. today. The funeral service will be held there at 2 p.m. Wednesday, with Rev. Cecil DeWitt officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
Clyde St. Elmo Martin, 75, of Dunbar, died at 5:15 p.m., Friday in Connellsville State General Hospital. He was born on March 2, 1891 in Dunbar, a son of the late James C. and Margaret Smiley Martin, and was a lifelong resident of Dunbar. He was former assistant superintendent of the Pennsylvania Wire Glass Corp., retiring in 1960. For many years he was a Dunbar Township school director. Surviving are a daughter Mrs. Margaret M. Pratt of Delaware, Ohio; two grandchildren and a brother George E. Martin, of Connellsville. He was preceded in death by his wife Denise, in 1955. The body will be at the Burhans funeral home, Dunbar, after 7 p.m. today. The funeral will be held there at 2:30 p.m. Monday, with the Rev. Howard Rudisill, of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Hazelton, officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Social Security Death Index:
Born—– March 2, 1891
Died—– July, 1966
Cora E. Martin, 64, a native and life long resident of Perry Township, where she was widely known and beloved, died at 9:45 o'clock Saturday evening, September 26, 1936, in the family residence near Mt. Washington Cemetery. She had been ill about four months. Surviving are one sister and two brothers: Mrs. Eva Lewis, Charles R. and Thomas Martin, all of Perry Township. Miss Martin was the daughter of the late Cyrus and Drurie Martin and had been a member of the Perryopolis Methodist Episcopal Church for 50 years. Funeral services will be conducted in the residence at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Rev. Fred Grimm, pastor of the Perryopolis M. E. church and Rev. S. W. Bryan, of the Stahlstown Church will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Washington Cemetery.
Craig W. Martin, four day old son of Mr. & Mrs. Percy C. Martin of Bullskin Township (Connellsville R.D. 3), died in Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh, at 12:55 o'clock this morning, June 8, 1954. In addition to his parents, the infant is survived by a sister, Carol Lynn and grandparents, Mrs. Cora Staley of Lorraine, Ohio and Mr. and Mrs. Percy L. Martin of Morrell (Dunbar R.D. 1). There will be a blessing service and internment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Connellsville, at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in charge of Funeral Director Harold S. Ansell.
David L. Martin, 58, of Morrell, died unexpectedly Thursday afternoon in his home. He was born July 9, 1909, in Vanderbilt, a son of the late Percy and Kathleen Martin. He was a television repair man. Surviving are four brothers, Walter A., of Connellsville, Francis M., of Dawson, Percy C., of Taylor, Michigan, and Earl of Dunbar R. D., and a sister, Mrs. Alfred (Ruth) Mangus of Dunbar, R. D. 2.
Note from contirbutor:
Dickerson Run Cemetery Records
Buried–Section 3 Lot 69, inscription, "Brother"
David S. MARTIN died in 1917. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
UNIONTOWN STANDARD - OCTOBER 18, 1917
DAVID S MARTIN
David S. Martin, aged 29 years, ten months and eighteen days, son of Lucius and Catherine martin of Connellsville Street, died Thursday morning , October 18,at 9 o'clock, after an illness of one year. Tuberculosis of the throat wa the cause of death.
Mr. Martin is survived by his wife Hattie Becker Martin, his father and mother, two brothers, W.L. Martin and James T. Martin ; three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Brosious, Mrs. Mamie Richardson and MrsJohn Barnes of Oliver No. 1
As a member of Council No. 168,Jr. O.U.A.M. and of Lodge No.20 ,L.O.O.M. ., Mr Martin was well known in fraturnal circles. He was employed for the keystone Bottling Company, having worked for six years in that establishment as a packer.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from his father's home. The Rev. O.C. Carlisle pastor of the First M.P. Church will officiate. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Members of the Uniontown Council, Jr. O.U.A. M. will be in attendance.
Mrs. Denise A. Martin, 62, of Dunbar, died Friday morning in Connellsville State Hospital. She was born in Charleroi February 24, 1893, a daughter of the late Frank and Camile Mondron Therasse. A resident of Dunbar for the last 52 years she was a member of the Wesley Methodist Church and W.B.A. of Maccabees. Surviving are her husband Clyde S. E. Martin of Dunbar; a daughter, Mrs. George (Margaret) Pratt of Connellsville; a brother Edgar Therasse of Drexel Hill, and two grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 o’clock on Monday afternoon at Burhans Funeral home with the Rev. L.C. Cass officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Members of the W.B.A. will meet at 7:30 o’clock Sunday evening at the funeral home to conduct a service.
MARTIN, Dennis I- Age 84 of Dunbar, died suddenly Wednesday, Jan 16, 1963 in his home. Born Dec 2, 1878 in Dunbar Township, he was a son of the late Jasper and Elizabeth Matthews Martin.
He is survived by his wife Agnes McClain Martin and the following children; Perry, Donald, Robert, and Wayne all of Dunbar; Mrs. James (Jeanette) Russell of Lemont; Mrs. Paul (Elizabeth) Russell of Dunbar; 28 grandchildren.
Friends are being received at the Burhans Funeral Home Dunbar where services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. Rev. Lewis Hunter will officiate. Interment in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Dora E. Martin, 79, of Vanderbilt died Monday, October 30, 1995, in the Fayette Health Care Center, Uniontown, PA. She was born in Confluence, PA, December 23, 1915, a daughter of the late Roy and Flora (Fisher) Lytle. She was a member of the Vanderbilt Church of Christ. She is survived by her four sons, Elmer Martin and his wife Theresa, of Connellsville, James Martin and his wife, Dorothy of Long Island, N.Y., Edward Martin and his wife, Sharon of Connellsville, Terry Martin and his wife, Debbie of Dunbar; a daughter, Nancy Sumey and her husband, Bish of Vanderbilt R.D. 1; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Martin, in 1971; eight brothers and sisters. Friends will be received at the Ralph E. Galley Funeral Home, Dawson. Interment in Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar.
MARTIN, EDITH PALLADINO—Aged 59, wife of Anthony Martin, 10300 Roxbury Street, Detroit, Michigan, died in the Cottage Hospital, Wednesday, May 6, 1964, at 6 a.m. following an extensive illness. Born in Uniontown, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Amalia Palladino and had been a resident of Detroit for the past 38 years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two brothers and one sister, Edward of Poughkeepsia, N.Y.; Randolph and Mrs. Frank (Emma) Miller, Uniontown. Friends will be received in the Victor Decarlo Funeral Home, 136 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, after 7:30 Saturday evening, Sunday from 1-5 and 7-10. Arrangements are incomplete.
MARTIN, EDWARD B.--age 56 years, died while at work in the B&O RR shop in Connellsville, Wednesday evening, August 30, 1950 at eleven o'clock. He was a member of the Connellsville Eagles No. 493 and the Brotherhood of Engineers.
Surviving are his wife, Louise Martin; one son; Edward Martin; one sister, Mrs. Pearl Herman of Uniontown; three brothers; Ernest, Milton and George all of Dunbar. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon, September 3, at 2:30 o'clock from the Burhans Funeral Home, with W.A. Lineburger, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
Edward Martin, a lifelong resident of Dunbar, died at 3 o’clock this morning at his home of complications. He was employed at the Dunbar plant of the New Castle Lime & Stone Company.
Edward Emanuel Martin, 57 years old, died Saturday morning at his home at the Furnace, Dunbar, after a lingering illness. He leaves his widow Mrs. Ada Martin and the following children; Lawrence, Freda, June, Wayne and Lester at home and Coburn of the U.S. Army Air Force near Los Angles, Cal. Helen Darnell of Dunbar is a stepdaughter. He was a brother of Curtis Martin of West Virginia and Mary Ann Thorpe of South Connellsville. Funeral arrangements are pending the arrival of the son in the service from in California.
The funeral service for Edward Martin of Dunbar, will be held at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon at the home in charge of Rev. William S. Hamilton, pastor of the Franklin Memorial Methodist Church. Burial will be made in Franklin Cemetery.
Edward F. Martin of Stauffer Avenue, Scottdale, died unexpectedly Friday, January 3, 1997 in Frick Hospital and Community Health Center, Mount Pleasant. He was born in Scottdale, a son of the late Charles and Cecilia Menes Martin. He was active and a lifelong member of the Scottdale community and of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Scottdale where he was a member and past secretary of the Church Usher Society and the Holy Name Society. He was active for the past 36 years in the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. John Church where he was the past president and currently serving as vice president. He was a retired machinist with R.E. Uptegraff Manufacturing Corporation, Scottdale with 47 years of service. He was a veteran of the armed forces serving with the U.S. Army during World War II with the 42nd Army Air Force Base. He was the recipient of the World War II Victory Medal and the American Theater and Good Conduct Medals and attained the rank of Sergeant. He was also an avid golfer and member of the Scottdale Elks B.P.O.E. 777 and the Scottdale VFW Post. He is survived by his wife Stephanie M. Bielin Martin with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 19, 1996; a daughter, Cynthia D. Wells and her husband, Russell D. of Mount Pleasant; the following brothers and sisters, Joseph Martin of Mount Pleasant, Angie Martin of Mount Pleasant, Celine Proud and her husband Thomas of Mount Pleasant, Frances Kluska of Mount Pleasant and Theresa Dzambo of Glenburnie, Md.; a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Marion Martin. Friends will be received in the FRANK KAPR FUNERAL HOME INC., 417 West Pittsburgh St., Scottdale, Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. A blessing service will be held in the funeral home Monday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Scottdale with the Rev. Emil S. Payer as principal celebrant and the Rev. George K. Alderson. A rosary will be recited Sunday at 2 p.m. A parish wake service will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. The Scottdale Elks will conduct a memorial service Sunday at 7:30 p.m., all in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Scottdale in memory of Edward F. Martin.
Eleanor MARTIN died in 1896. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)
Fairmont, W.Va., October 11, 1896 - Mrs. Eleanor Martin, wife of Dr. Gideon Martin, one of the oldest ministers in the Methodist Episcopal church, died at her home here at the advanced age of 80 years. She was married to Dr. Martin in July 1841.
MARTIN, ELIZABETH— Friends will be received in the Grant R. Townsend Funeral home, 220 South Main Street, Masontown, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday until 11 a.m., the hour of service, with Rev. Robert George officiating. Interment Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
Mrs. Elizabeth Boring, 83 years and five months old, one of the oldest residents of the community, died at 1 o'clock Friday afternoon at the home of her son Scott Martin, at Dunbar, following a lingering illness. She was the widow of Calvin Martin.
Mrs. Martin leaves two daughters, Mrs. Sadie Anderson of Dunbar and Mrs. Fannie Dunaway of Masontown. Five sons, James H. Martin, Scott Martin, Albert Martin and Thomas W. Martin, all of Dunbar, and Elmer Martin of Pittsburgh. One brother George Boring and one sister Jennie Wilson of Dunbar. There are 25 grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held Sunday at 11 o'clock at the home of James H. Martin. Rev W.S. Hamilton pastor of the Dunbar Methodist Protestant Church will officiate. Internment will be made at Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar.
Mrs. Elizabeth Martin died on the 25th ult, in her 90th year, at the residence of her grand-daughter, Mrs. Ella McGill of Dunbar. Mrs. Martin's maiden name was Cottom. She was born in Eastern Pennsylvania and was married to John A. Martin in 1808. At the time of her death her descendants numbered nine children, sixty-two grandchildren, ninty-eight great grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren, making one hundred and seventy five descendants. The Martin family is one of the oldest in Dunbar.
Mrs. Elisabeth K. Martin, 58, wife of William K Martin of Little Brownfield, died at 6 o'clock Wednesday evening, June 3, 1936, in the family residence following an illness of complications. Besides her husband she is survived by her four children: Mrs. Ida Mae Michner, Hopwood: Mrs. Leotta Lycum, Little Brownfield, Mrs. Loretta Patterson, Hopwood, William S. Martin. A brother C. H. Hiles of Dunbar; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Dalton of Coraopolis, Mrs. H. C. Dunaway of Dunbar; fourteen grandchildren also survive. Funeral arrangement to be announced later.
The funeral for Mrs. Elizabeth Martin who died at her home at Little Brownfield, Wednesday evening was conducted at the home of her brother, Charles Hiles, here Sunday afternoon, with a large gathering of relatives and friends present to pay final tribute to her memory. Rev. W. S. Hamilton, pastor of the Methodist Protestant Church, assisted by Rev. Joseph N. Somers of the Methodist Episcopal Church officiated. A mixed choir sang "Face to Face", "Shall We Gather By The River" and "In The Garden." Pallbearers were Byron, Hugh, John and Charles Dunaway and Clarence and Merle Martin, nephews. The remains were laid to rest in Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar.
MARTIN, LYDA CATHERINE, aged 73, lifelong resident of Dunbar. She was born May 20, 1874, a daughter of late Benjamin and Sarah Bosley, died Wednesday, December 17, 1947 at 10:40 a.m. in her home. Surviving are one daughter and seven sons: Mrs. Pearl Herman of Uniontown; Edward R., John, Thomas, Ernest, George, Milton and Charles, all of Dunbar; 31 grand-children; 19 great grandchildren; one half sister, Mrs. Ellen Watson of Dunbar; one half brother, James Beaty of Dunbar. Friends will be received in the Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar, where services will be conducted Saturday, December 20th at 2 p.m. with the Rev. W. S. Hamilton, former pastor of the Franklin Memorial Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Note from contributor:
Full name is Elizabeth Lyda Catherine Bosley
Elizabeth Ellen Gillespie MARTIN died in 1906. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
DAILY NEWS STANDARD- UNIONTOWN, JULY 10,1906
MRS. JAMES B, MARTIN
Mrs. James B. Martin, aged 43 years, died at her home on North Cleveland Avenue, Monday morning, July 2, 1906, from a complication of diseases. She was injured in a fall about two weeks ago and this led to serious results, but her last illness was only about five days in duration .
The maiden name of the deceased was Elizabeth Ellen Gillespie. She was born in Uniontown and was a daughter of Dennis Gillespie and Aethella (Springer) Gillespie. She is survived by her husband, who has been U.S. storekeeper at West Brownsville, and eight children as follows: Thomas, Arthella, Nettie, James, Lizzie, William, Haddie and Mary. She also leaves a brother and sister in Dunbar, Shephaerd Gillespie and Mrs. Robert Lancaster . She also has a large number of other relatives. She was a member of the First M.P. church.
Funeral from the home Wednesday at 10 a.m. and Interment in Park Place Cemetery. The pallbearers are six nephews: James Martin, David Martin, Frank Gillespie, Clyde Lancaster, Dennis Gillespie and Clarence Springer
Mrs. Ella Ann Martin, age 82 of Dawson, died today in the Connellsville General Hospital. She was born April 4, 1890 at Dunbar, a daughter of the late James B. and Amanda Jane Stewart Neighbors. She was a member of the Phillip B Cochran United Memorial Church Of Dawson. She is survived by one son, Melvin J. Martin of Orlando, Florida; two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Dwire of Dawson and Mrs. Dorothy Reynolds of Northridge, Ca.; six grandchildren, 12 great grand children; three sisters, Mrs. Isa Rhodes of Morgantown, West Va, Mrs Pete (Mary Jackson) of Berwin Heights, Maryland and Mrs Dewey (Audrey) Eans of Dunbar. Three brothers, Charles and George Neighbors of Point Marion and William Neighbors (Sara) of Morgantown, WV. She was preceeded in death by her husband James Alexander Martin on April 17, 1960 and two brothers, Joseph and Floran and a sister Pearl Neighbors. Arrangement are intrusted to Burhan-Crouse Funeral Home in Dunbar. Burial in Mt Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Emery Martin, 79, of Dunbar, R.D. 2, last surviving veteran of The Spanish American War in the Dunbar area, died late Monday, January 27,1958 in the Uniontown Hospital. He attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church. He was born in Lucasville,Ohio, a son of the late James O. & Caroline Pyle Martin.
Surviving are four brothers, William, Jesse and Frank of Dunbar, and Ross of Weatherly, and four sisters, Mrs. Alice Robinson and Mrs. John (Daisy) Lehman of Dunbar, Mrs. Roger (Minnie) Mitts of San Gabriel, CA, and Mrs. Charles (Ella) French of Gallion ,Ohio,
He was predeceassed by his wife, Mrs. Fannie Stickle Martin. The Funeral will be held at 3p.m. Thursday at the Minerd Funeral Home in Uniontown. The Rev. Victor Zachhowski officiating. Internment in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Emma Jean "Nicky" Martin, 73, of Connellsville R.D. 1, died Sunday night in her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1922, in Pennsville, a daughter of the late William and Ella Lorna Fite Nicklow. She was a graduate of the former Scottdale High School in 1940 and a graduate of the Columbia Hospital School of Nursing in Wilkinsburg in 1943. She worked as a registered nurse for the former Connellsville State General Hospital until her retirement in 1980. She was a Methodist by faith. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a sister, Helen Miller and three brothers, William, Harry and Clifford Nicklow. Surviving are her husband James H. "Jack" Martin; two sons Jack D. Martin of Scottdale and James K. Martin of Connellsville R.D. 1; a daughter, Mrs. Leonard (Rosella R.) Dulik of Connellsville, four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Dora Clark of Lemont Furnace, and Della Nicklow of Connellsville, R. D. 1. Interment in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville.
Mrs. Emma O. Summers Martin, aged 65 years and 9 days, wife of Benjamin Franklin Martin, died at her home in Georges township, near Smithfield, Friday, June 25, 1926. Mrs. Martin was a daughter of the late John and Sarah Ross Summers, of Nicholson Township, being one of a family of 13 children all of whom preceded her in death. Mrs. Martin had been in ill health for a period of years and had been confined to her home for the last year with pernicious anemia. She was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church of Smithfield, having united with the church 27 years ago. On November 20, 1884, she was united in marriage to Mr. Martin who, together with three children survives her. The children are: Mrs. Isaac Thomas of Fairchance, B. F. Martin, Jr. of Smithfield and J. S. Martin of Morgantown, WV. Four grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in the home on Smithfield Road followed by burial in the Mount Moriah Cemetery at Smithfield.
Ernest B. MARTIN died in 1922. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb
Ernest B. Martin, aged 48 or 43, of Vanderbilt, Pa., died Monday morning at 4:30 of pneumonia. His widow, one daughter, Mrs. J. D. Livingstone, two sisters, Miss Cora Martin, of Perryopolis, Pa., and Mrs. J. A. Lewis, of Vanderbilt, Pa., and three brothers, W. B. Martin, Charles R. Martin, and Thomas Martin, also of Perryopolis, Pa., survive.
Rev. Stevens will have charge of the funeral services, which will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Services will also be held at 3 p.m. at the home of Charles Martin, of Perryopolis, Pa. Interment in the Mount Washington Cemetery, Perryopolis, Pa.
Ethel Marian Springer Martin, age 82, of 1921 Cricket Drive, Pine Hills, died Feb 9 1993. Born in Sherman Oaks, California, a daughter of Dennis Ross Springer and Jennie Mae Brownfield Springer. Mrs. Martin spent most of her early life in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. She was a graduate of Uniontown High School Class of 1928. She married Melvin James Martin on Nov 28 1928, in Oakland Maryland. In 1941 at the beginning of WWII she and her husband moved to Baltimore, Maryland where Mr. Martin was employed as an aeronautical Engineer at The Glenn L. Martin Aircraft Company in Middle River. The family moved to Orlando, Florida in 1957. Mr. Martin preceded her in Death December 10, 1991.
She is survived by her daughter and caretaker Marilyn Tolentino of Baltimore, Maryland and two sons Alan James and his wife Janice of Orlando Florida and Melvin Dennis, and his wife Corrine of Sunrise Florida and the following grandchildren, Dr. Stephen Tolentino and his wife Dr. Leda Tolentino of Bradenton, Florida, Mrs. Melanie Lee and her husband Terrence Patrick Lee of Baltimore, Maryland, Atty. Michael Martin Tolentino of Chicago, Ill., Robert Martin Tolentino and his wife Ann Gordon Tolentino of Grand Rapids, Alan Martin Jr., Barbara, Randy, Tommy, Theresa and Patricia all of Orlando Florida, and Scott and Jeffery Martin of Sunrise, Florida, and a brother Charles William Springer and wife Mary Louise Cassel Springer of Baltimore, and her twin sister Edith Lillian Springer of Uniontown, PA.
Preceding her in death are the following brothers and sisters; Infants Donald Ross and Gilbert Springer, her sisters Margaret Trilby Harford, and Julia Isabella Springer.
Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Woodlawn Cemetery today at 1 o'clock followed by interment in the family plot. A reception will be held at the family residence following the services.
SMITHFIELD, Nov 25 — The funeral of Ewing Martin, who died at a Philadelphia hospital on Nov.20, took place here yesterday. Mr. Martin had a large growth taken from his stomach on last Saturday and died Sunday night from the effects of the operation. The remains were taken to the late home at Morgantown, whence they were brought on Wednesday evening on the B&O railroad to the home of his father-in-law, E.W. Field. At 11 o'clock yesterday a large number of friends and a delegation of Odd Fellows from the lodge here and some from the Fairchance and Morgantown gathered here at the Field home to escort the funeral procession to the Baptist Church, where services were very impressive. Rev. Dr. P.B. Reynolds of the West Virginia University, who had lived for several years as a next door neighbor to Mr. Martin, spoke at length on the character of the deceased as a citizen, a good neighbor and a Christian gentleman. No higher tribute could be given to any man than Dr. Reynolds eloquently gave Mr. Martin.
Mr. Martin was the son of the late James Martin of this township and was about 43 years old. He married Miss Emma, daughter of E.W. Field, and a few years ago they removed to Morgantown where he was employed in the mechanical department of the state university.
He is survived by his wife two sons and four daughters; also by three brothers, John and Frank of this county and James of McKeesport; also by his mother and one sister, Mrs. James Huhn of this place.
MARTIN, Ewing M., of this place died in Philadelphia, Pa., Sunday evening November 20th, no doubt from the effects of a surgical operation which he had undergone on Saturday. For a number of years past, Mr. Martin had suffered from an abdominal tumor that had affected his general health and rendered him unable to attend to business. Once before he had spent some time in a Philadelphia hospital and seemed to benefitted somewhat, but of late he grew worse and in about the middle of the week he returned to that city to have the tumor removed. The operation was preformed on Saturday and the patient seemed to be getting along well. On Sunday a telegram came to Mrs. Martin saying he had taken a turn for the worse and on Monday morning another announcing that his death occurred at 9 p.m. Sunday evening.
The remains will be brought home for burial, the interment taking place at Smithfield, PA, where he formerly lived. Mr. Martin was an excellent man, esteemed by all who knew him. He was a wood worker by trade and was employed for a long time by the firm of Fairchild, Lawhead & Company.
He leaves his wife and six children who reside in Sunnyside where they have considerable property. Deceased was a member of the Odd Fellows encampment here and the lodge at Smithfield. Expressions of universal regret are heard on all hands at his death. His age was about 48 years
Submitted by Marilyn Martin Tolentino,
Family Historian for the Samuel Martin Clan of Fayette County, PA
Ewing McCleary Martin was born in Fayette County, PA on May 30, 1856 (James T. Martin family bible). He was the tenth child of James T. Martin and his wife Susannah Roderick Martin. Mr. Martin's paternal grandfather was William Martin the oldest son of Samuel and Mary Brown Martin.
On the first of February in 1883, in Smithfield, in Smithfield, PA, he married Margaret Elizabeth Field the daughter of Enos Field and his wife Anna Priscilla McClelland Field. Margaret was born August 8,1861 in Fayette County, PA (see marriage book , Register of Wills office, Uniontown, Fayette County Courthouse)
From this marriage were born nine children, all born in
Morgantown, West Virginia. They are as follows;
Harry Alpheus born December 11, 1863 died April 13,1889
Cyrus Franklin born April 1886, died March 18,1939
Wayland Bennett born Sep 29,1888 died March 28 1889
Leona Mabel born February 5,1890 died June 1,1953
Alma Priscilla born January 29,1891 died July 29,1891
James Byron born June 7,1892
Twin girls Susannah Marguerite and Virginia Belle born Feb 1,1895
Gertrude McClelland born Sept 9,1897
Information on the children came from the family bible
Ewing was a woodworker by trade and was employed in his last years by the West Virginia University in the mechanical department (From Obituary in Uniontown Newspaper). Ewing died in Philadelphia on November 20,1898 as a result of complications following the surgical removable of a large abdominal tumor. He was member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in Morgantown. He was buried in the Mt. Moriah Baptist Cemetery, Georges Township, Fayette County, PA. He was survived by his wife and six children (See Ewing’s Will Book 4 Page 158, Monongahela County, WV.)
MARTIN, FANNIE— Age 84 years, of Mt. Braddock, died Tuesday afternoon, February 14, 1967 in the Uniontown Hospital. She was born in North Union Twp. on May 22, 1882, and was the daughter of the late, Daniel and Margaret Mayfield Hewitt. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Richard (Blanche) Bosley of Cardale, Mrs. John (Margaret) Martin of Dunbar, Mrs. Joseph (Mary) Yalich of Mt. Braddock; three sons, Frederick of Lemont Furnacem, Wilbert and Charles of Mt. Braddock; a number of grandchildren; two brothers, John Hewitt of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Daniel Hewitt of Greensburg. Friends will be recewived in the Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar after 7 this evening and until 12 noon Friday, and in the Franklin Memorial Methodist Church from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., the hour of service. Rev. Ellsworth Crispens will officiate. Interment in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
MARTIN, FLOYD— Aged 52, R. D. 4, S. Uniontown, died in the Uniontown Hospital, Sunday, August 3, 1958, at 1:05 a.m. following an extended illness. Born in Harrisville, W. Va., he had resided in Uniontown for the past eighteen years. He resided in the home of Verna J. Lake, South Uniontown. He is survived by two brother, Roy, S. Uniontown; William, with U. S. Army; one nephew, Ralph Martin, Uniontown. Friends will be received in the Victor A. DeCarlo Funeral Home, 136 N. Gallitin Ave., after 8 p.m. today until Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., the hour of service with Elder Victor Zuchowski of the Seventh Day Adventist Church officiating. Interment will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
Mrs. Frances E. Martin, 49, died Wednesday about 8:15 a.m., at the late home in Dunbar, following a short illness of a complication of diseases. She is survived by her husband, Emery at home, her mother, Mrs. Sarah E. Stickle, one brother, John Stickle and three sisters, Mrs. C.B. Stull, all of Howood; Mrs. Charles Cramer, Rowes Run; and Mrs. John Cramer of Hutchinson. Short services will be held at the Dunbar home Friday at 2 p.m. followed by additional services in the Dunbar Methodist Protestant Church, with the pastor Rev.William Hamilton officiating. Burial in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
MARTIN, FRANK J.— Age 86 years, 2 months, 19 days, a well- known farmer and community leader of German Township, Masontown, R.D. 1, died in the Uniontown Hospital, Friday, October 29, 1965 at 9:05 p.m. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Masontown, Valley Lodge 459, F & A.M., Uniontown Lodge of Perfection and a 32nd Degree Mason, Union Grange of Uniontown, a life member of German Twp. Lions Club, McClellandtown, and a continuous member of the Selective Service Board since 1916. He was a former German Twp. road supervisor and a Pennsylvania State Highway caretaker. He was the son of the late Miles and Anna Jones Martin. He was predeceased by his wife, Josephine Hoover Martin and is survived by three children, Mrs. Charles (Elizabeth) Bryan of Bethpage, Long Island, N.Y., Clarence V. Martin and Mrs. James (Martha) Breakwell, both of Masontown; also twelve grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Lardin of Masontown, a brother, Harry Martin of Point Marion. Friends are being received in the David J. Honsaker Funeral Home, Masontown, where services will be held today at 2 p.m. with Rev. Clarence Shields, Dr. R. J. Shields and Rev. Paul Roth officiating. Burial will follow in Church Hill Cemetery, McClellandtown.
Fred MARTIN died in 1931. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(8)
Fred MARTIN died in 1931
Fred Martin, aged 74 years, nine months and 12 days, died suddenly Wednesday, January 7, 1931, at his home in Woodbridgetown. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Martin and one daughter, Mrs. Pauline Craig, of Ohiopyle. Phillip Haney, of Denbo, and Mrs. Mary Mitchell, of Washington, Pa., stepchildren, also survive.
Funeral services will be in the Woodbridgetown church, Friday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
MARTIN, FRED. E.— Aged 73, Hopwood, died in the Uniontown Hospital, Tuesday afternoon, December 11, 1962. He was a member of the UMWA local 6326 and Loyal Order of moose, 20, Uniontown. He is survived by a son, Clarence F. Martin, with U.S. Navy; a grandson, Barry lee Martin with U.S. Navy and a granddaughter, Bonnie Louise Martin, Uniontown; two brothers, George W. Martin, Hopwood; A. Roy Martin, St. Petersburg, Fla. Friends are being received in the J. Harry Johnston & Sons Funeral Home, 65 N. Gallatin Ave., where services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. The Rev. W. C. Krause will officiate. Interment will be in the Devan Cemetery, Hopwood. Visitation today 3 to 5 and 7 to 9.
MARTIN— At his residence in North Union township, November 6th, 1869, Frederick R. Martin, in the 29th year of his age.
At a regular meeting of the Gallatin Lodge, No. 517, I. O. of O. F., of Pennsylvania, the following preamble and resolutions were adopted.
WHEREAS, It has pleased Almighty God, in His infinite wisdom, to all from this to, we trust, a better world above, our much esteemed friend and well beloved brother, Fred R. Martin. Wherefore, as a tribute of respect to the memory of our departed brother.
Resolved. That in the death of our esteemed brother, we mourn the loss of one, who as a friend was trusty and sincere; as a neighbor, kind, considerate and humane; as a soldier, prompt and tearless and as an Odd Fellow, active, zealous and devoted—faithful to his fellow-man.
Resolved. That we deeply and earnestly sympathize with those upon whom this sad affliction has fallen most heavily, and especially with those who are thus deprived of a guardian and protestor. May they not sorrow as those without hope, but reverently bow in submission to the will of our Heavenly Father, who “doeth all things well.”
Resolved. That this Lodge room be draped in black for three months, and that the members wear the usual badge for thirty days.
Resolved. That a copy of the foregoing preamble and resolutions be forwarded to the County papers for publication, and a copy presented to the family of our deceased brother.
|P.G., JACOB L. SHOWALTER,||}|
|P.G., HENRY J. DOUGHERTY,|
|P.G., REECE H. JONES,||Committee|
|P.G., ISAAC W. HUGH,|
|SMITHFIELD, PA., November 13th, 1869.|
George B. Martin, one of the oldest residents of the Dunbar section, passed away quietly Saturday, August 14, 1943, at 12:10 p.m. Born September 13, 1860, Mr. Martin spent his entire life in that district. He was a pioneer cabinet maker and had been retired for the past 25 years. The general condition of his health had been good until five days ago. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Ella Eicher, with whom he made his home for the past 55 years, and several nieces. Funeral services will be held, Tuesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock in the home of Mrs. Eicher, with Rev. O. G. Cook, pastor of the Wesley Methodist church, officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Auburn cemetery, under the direction of Funeral Director James Burhans.
Notes from contributor:
Mother–Mary Stull Martin
Death Certificate–#02966 file #72275 Reg No 272
George Lewis Martin, 17, son of Mr. & Mrs. Earl Martin of Pechin, near Dunbar, died at 11 o'clock Wednesday night at his home. Surviving are his parents and one brother, Irvin of Pechin. The Funeral service will be held at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the home in charge of Rev. W. S. Hamilton, pastor of the Franklin Memorial Methodist Church, Dunbar, and the Rev. Raymond L. Vincent, pastor of the Baptist Church. Internment will be made in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
George Raymond Martin, 62, died suddenly Sunday morning at his home in Westwood, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born at Dunbar, March 22, 1889, the son of Charles F. and Josephine McMannus Martin, and had resided in Cincinnati for the past 19 years, being superintendent of the Elliott Transportation Corporation of Cincinnati. Deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Claire Shephard Martin; one sister, Miss Leona Martin of Dunbar, and two brothers, Ernest of Dunbar and Eugene of Pittsburgh. The funeral service was held Wednesday in Cincinnati. Following a cremation service the remains were taken to Burhans funeral home in Dunbar, the ashes to be interred in Mount Auburn Cemetery.
MARTIN, GERTRUDE M., age 93 years of McKeesport, PA, formerly of Coolspring, died Wednesday, April 3, 1991, at her residence. She was born August 23, 1897, in Shady Grove, daughter of the late Sylvester and Lucy Yauger Davison. She was also predeceased by her husband Kenneth Martin; a son, Robert Martin; a daughter, Sally Fisher; six brothers; Joseph, William, Alvah, John, Wendell and Harry Davison; two sisters; Jenny and Lulu. Surviving are a son, Kenneth Martin of New Kensington; three daughters; Mrs. Lester (Lenore) Goodwin of Rushville, IL, Mrs. Archie (Ruth) Mathias of Portland, OR, and Mrs. Robert (Emily) Detling of McKessport, PA, 13 Grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. She attended the Cove Run Free Methodist Church. Friends will be received in the Jerome Shell Funeral Home, 144 S. Mt. Vernon Avenue, Uniontown, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Saturday until the hour of service, 11 a.m. with Rev. Eugene Cowsert officiating. Interment will be in Park Place Cemetery, Uniontown.
MARTIN, GLADYS JEAN—Aged 19, a resident of Dawson for the past eight years died Friday morning, May 8, 1959 in the Connellsville State Hospital. Born in Connellsville, July 29, 1939, she was the daughter of Francis and Gertrude Leonard Martin. She was a graduate of Perry Lower Tyrone Township High School, class of 1957. Other survivors include, one brother and three sisters, Donald, Nancy, Judy and Tina; maternal grandfather, Clyde Leonard, Connellsville R. D. 2; paternal grandfather, Percy Martin, Dunbar, R. D. 1. Friends will be received after 1 p.m. in the paternal home where prayer service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. followed by additional rites in the Dawson Methodist Church at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Richard D. Wright officiating. Internment will be in Green Ridge Cemetery under the direction of the Galley Funeral Home, Dawson.
The Fayette County Coroner’s Office in Uniontown is expected to release an autopsy report today concerning Saturday's fire that killed an elderly Lemont Furnace man. Harold Franklin Martin, Sr., aged 73 could not escape the flames that engulfed his Lemont Furnace home. He was pronounced dead at the scene, at 6 p.m. by Deputy Coroner Alvin Sapp.
The blaze originated in the northeast corner of the one story building where Martin kept a kerosene heater, according to a police report filed by Trooper James Brownfield of the Pa. State Police. Brownfield indicated that the kerosene heater was in operation at the time the fire began. "It appears to have started accidently." he noted. However official cause of the fire is being investigated, Roger Victor, field investigator for the coroner’s office is assisted by Deputy Coroner Alvin Sapp. Dunbar, North Union, West Leisenring and Hopwood Fire Departments answered the call at 5 p.m.
Following the death of his wife, Martha Wadsworth Martin in 1989, the retired employee of Foseco Brick Yard lived his twilight years in the Dunbar Township home where he and his wife raised their three children.
Martin was alone when the fire started. He lived with his sister, Alice and her 4 year old son, Sammy and his son, Harold, Jr. age 26. Martin was born on Dec 26, 1919, in Mt. Braddock, a son of James and Hester Alice Hardy Martin. In addition to his son, he is survived by two daughters, Shirley Darnell of Dunbar and Alice Martin of Lemont Furnace; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Harold Franklin Martin, Sr., 73, of Lemont Furnace, R.D. 1, died Saturday, Nov 13, 1993, of injuries received in a fire at his home. He was born December 31, 1919, in Mt. Braddock, son of the late James & Hester Alice Hardy Martin. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife, Martha G. Wadsworth Martin in 1989, and several brothers and sisters. Mr. Martin retired after 45 years as an employee of Foesco Brick Yard. He is also survived by two daughters, Shirley Darnell of Dunbar and Alice Martin of Lemont Furnace; a son Harold Franklin Martin, Jr. of Lemont Furnace; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Interment in Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown.
Harry D. MARTIN died in 1920. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
FROM OBIT MORNING HERALD PAGE 4 COL 6 2 OCT 1920
CAUSE OF DEATH DIPTHERIA
Harry Martin, aged 10 years, son of W.L. and Minnie Martin ( deceased) , formerly of this city, now of Blairsville, died Thursday morning at 5 o'clock of diptheria. Deceased attended the public school in Blairsville and was a member of the First M.P. Sunday School of Uniontown.
Surviving is his father, W. L. Martin and the following brothers and sisters: Earl, John, Lucius and Carmella. Funeral services will be held from the late home Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock, interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Harry Lee Martin, 73, of 8 Harris Hill Road, Trucksville, formerly of South Ninth St., Connellsville, died at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday in the Wilkes-Barre Veterans Hospital where he had been a patient since Sept. 4. He was born at Laurel Run, a son of the late John A. and Catherine Leahy Martin. At an early age he entered the textile industry, under supervision of his brother, Michael. For many years he was superintendent of the Connellsville Silk Throwing Co., and also was employed by Anchor Hocking Glass Corp. here. During World War Two he returned to the Wilkes-Barre area to supervise plants owned by the Luzerne Throwing Co. In semi-retirement at the end of the war, he opened a service station in Trucksville, which he operated for several years before full retirement. As a featherweight boxer, he was known as Todd Martin. During World War One he served in the infantry in France, participating in several major battles. He was a member of St. Therese R. C. Church, Shavertown, and the Holy Name Society. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Nellie Penman Jaynes Martin; a daughter, Mrs. Laura Catherine Ray of Sweet Valley, wife of Albert L. Ray, corrections officer at the state prison at Dallas; two sons, John B., with the B. F. Goodrich Co. at Exeter, and Ralph Lee, a student preparing for the priesthood at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary at Emmitsburg; three foster children, Stacy, Patty and Robbie; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Michael of Laurel Run and Joe of Dunkirk, Ind., and three sisters, Mrs. Ellen Costollo and Mrs. Kathleen Dertinger of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Theresa Maloney of Laurel Run. A prayer service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the family home, followed by requiem high mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Therese Church. Interment will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery at Carverton.
Harry R. Martin, 79, of Point Marion, died unexpectedly Sunday in his home. A retired barber, he was a member of the First Methodist Church of Point Marion and the Point Marion Rotary Club. Surviving are his widow, Mary; and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Lardis of Masontown. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Rudolph funeral home, Point Marion, with the Rev. Edward Donner of the First Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in East Oak Grove Cemetery, Morgantown, W. Va.
Helen Marie Martin, three weeks old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Martin, died Friday at the Dunbar Furnace. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home. Burial will be made in Franklin Cemetery.
Funeral services were to be held today for Henry L. Martin, 29, of Carmichaels R. D. 1, who was fatally injured last Wednesday morning in an auto accident. Martin died at 9:30 o’clock Saturday night in Greene County Memorial hospital. Rev. Lew F. Johnston of the Carmichaels Methodist church was to officiate, with burial in Greene County Memorial park. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Irene Lint Martin; his father, Henry Martin, and a sister, Mrs. Ethel Cavanaugh, of Belle Vernon.
Heyward E. Martin, 65, of Morgantown, W. Va., died Thursday afternoon in the West Virginia Medical Center Hospital, Morgantown. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Martin. He attended West Virginia University and was employed by the U. S. Postal Department in Morgantown. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Emma Grqaca Williams Martin, formerly of Dunbar; one daughter, Mrs. Alvin Walden of Vienna, Ohio, one brother and two sisters. Interment will be in Morgantown W. Va., on Sunday.
At Perryopolis, Pa., June 29th '62, of Consumption, ISAAC MARTIN, aged about 40 years.
J. Wallace MARTIN Jr. died in 1938. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project. (2)
Clairton Boy is Strangled
Tragedy Blasts Couple's Plans for Baby's Christmas.
A Clairton couple's plans for their only son's first Christmas were blasted by tragedy yesterday.
The boy, J. Wallace Martin, Jr., eight months old, who was just learning to crawl, was found dead - his head wedged between a wall and a bed on which he had been placed to sleep.
The accident occurred in the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mohney, of 227 Massachusetts Ave., Wilson district, Clairton.
Surrounded by pillows, Wallace had been placed on the bed while Mrs. Mohney and her daughter, Mrs. J. Wallace Martin, of New England Hollow, were laundering in the basement.
Wallace is believed to have awakened and crawled toward the wall next to the bed. Marks from his shoes on the newly-painted wall, indicated that he had amused himself by kicking his feet against it. The kicking may have caused the bed, set on a linoleum rug, to move from the wall.
The child's body slipped into the narrow opening between the bed and the wall. His chin caught on the bed rail, pressing his head against the wall.
The tragedy was discovered by his grandmother, when she tip-toed to the room to see her grandson.
A physician who was called said the position of the child's head had forced the windpipe to close - making an outcry impossible.
Besides his parents and grandparents, the boy is survived by his mother, Mrs. ? Perry. Funeral services will be held from the Mohney residence tomorrow, at 2 p.m., with the ? Adam E. Simon officiating.
(Born April 30, 1938, Died December 20, 1938)
James A. Martin, 55, of Dunbar, W. VA, formerly of Uniontown, died Thursday in Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, WV. He is survived by two brothers; William E. Martin of Uniontown and Harry R. Martin of Naples, FL; a sister Dolores M. Kearns of Dunbar, WV; three nieces; Melody Wennick, Lisa Romer and Shelly Bush; three nephews; Thomas F. Kearns, Chris m Kearns and William Elton Martin. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, PA.
Martin, James A- Age 75 years, formerly of Dunbar died suddenly Sunday evening, April 17, 1960 at 7:30 in Dawson, where he lived for the past five years. Born March 24, 1885 in Dunbar he was the son of James C. and Margaret Smiley Martin. He was a member of the carpenters Union 1010 of Uniontown and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Dunbar.
He is survived by his wife, Ella Ann, one son, Melvin J. of Orlando, Florida, two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Betty) Dwire of Dawson and Mrs. William (Dorothy) Reynolds, of North Ridge, CA.; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two brothers, George Martin of Connellsville and Clyde Martin of Dunbar.
Friends will be received in the Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar, after 7 p.m. this evening where services will be held Wednesday at 2 o'clock. Burial in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
James B. MARTIN died in 1914. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
DAILY NEWS STANDARD AUGUST 29,1914
JAMES B. MARTIN
James B. Martin, aged 58, died at his residence yesterday morning at 9:15 o'clock. Mr Martin was an old Fayette County resident and has been in the revenue service for 20 years. Mrs. Martin died July 9,1906. The following sons and daughters survived ; Thomas of Elliottsville: Arthella , Nettie, James, Elizabeth, William , Marry and May at home. One brother, Lucius Martin, of Connellsville Street also survives. Mr. Martin lived in Cresent, PA, from April 6 to May 30th this year. He was a member of Class 4 of the Great Bethel Baptist Church Sunday school. Rev. J.S. Bromley pastor of that church , will have charge of the funeral services which will be held at the home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will follow in Park Place Cemetery.
James E. Martin, 83 years old, died at 11:15 o'clock Saturday night at his home in Breakneck after a three week illness. He had been a life long resident of that community. A son of the late Frederick and Catherine Shallenberger Martin, he was born February 7, 1860. His wife Mrs. Elizabeth Keefer Martin died 13 years ago. Surviving are these children; Mrs. John Hillen, Mrs. Rose Ellenberger; and Mrs. Bessie Miller, all of Breakneck, Mrs. Daisy Rose, of Laurelville and Pvt. Braden C. "Happy" Martin with Armed Forces, overseas. There are two sisters, Mrs. Sally Green of Connellsville, and Mrs. Catherine Balsey of Pittsburgh; brothers, Noah of Breakneck and Joseph of Connellsville. There are 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon. There will be a brief service at 2 o'clock at the home and full rites at the Breakneck Church of God in charge of Rev. G. Smith. Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery. Friends are asked to omit flowers.
Dr. James O. MARTIN died in 1878. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
Obituary Thursday Morning November 28, 1878 Franklin Independence
Died at his residence this city on Monday morning, 7th instant, Dr. J. O. Martin, aged 57 years
Dr. James O. Martin, the subject of this sketch was born in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, on the 15th day of January 1821, and died in this city, on Monday morning last, at 3:30 o'clock. The first few years of his early manhood were spent in teaching school, but not feeling this calling congenial to his taste, he turned his attention to the study of dentistry, choosing for his preceptor, Dr. Ullery of Rising Sun, in this state. During his pupilage with Dr. Ullery, he formed the acquaintance of Miss. Charity Denton to whom he was united in marriage on the first day of May 1849. Shortly after his marriage, he returned to his native state, located at Dunbar where he engaged in the practice of dentistry until 1852, when he came again to this state and settled at Franklin to continue the practice of his profession. As a dentist he had few superiors in the state and being blessed with a cheerful, social nature he soon drew around him a large circle of friends and succeeded in building up a large and remunerative practice, in which he continued actively until about five months ago, when stricken down by that terrible disease known as Bright's Disease of the kidneys. Though assured by his physicians that his disease would prove fatal, so disposed was he to look on the bright side of everything, that he remained hopeful until within a few days of his death.
For the sake of his family and business interests, which, during his illness and the financial pressure, had become seriously embarrassed, he was anxious to live; but when fully convinced he could not recover, he talked freely of death, and expressed even a desire to depart and be with Christ.
His sufferings were intense, but borne with a Christian fortitude seldom witnessed, until about 3:30 o'clock on Monday morning January 7th, when, after all had been done that medical skill and loving hearts could suggest, death came and put an end to his sufferings.
The funeral services were held on Tuesday at two o'clock in the Presbyterian church with an impressive and appropriate sermon by the Pastor, Rev. William Torrance, from John XIV:2, at the close of which, the remains were conveyed to the cemetery and buried by the Masonic Fraternity, services being conducted by I.J. Armstrong.
MARTIN, JAMES RILEY— Age 57 years, a resident of Lemont Furnace R.D. 1, died in the Uniontown Hospital on Tuesday, October 19, 1976, at 3:25 a.m. He was born in Coolspring, a son of the late Albert and Ina Bradford Martin. He was a truck driver for North Union Township, and was a vetern of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Mary Jane Golcher Martin, eight children: James of Everrett, Washington; Ronald of Charlestown, West Virginia; Gary of Frederick, Maryland; Allen of Harrisonburg, Virginia; Audie of Clarksburg, Maryland; Mrs. Bernard (Connie) Kelley of Farmington; Darlene of Hopwood; Joanne of Lemont Furnace; nineteen grandchildren; one sister, Helen Pavlik of Miami, Florida; one brother, Samuel W. Martin of Hopwood; one step-brother, Albert Guesman of Strongville, Ohio. Preceding him in death were a sister, Mrs. Ethel McCormick in 1975; an aunt, and foster mother, Bessie Maust. Friends are being received in the Edward E. Minerd Funeral Home, 156 W. Main St., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday until 1 p.m., the hour of service, with Dr. Earl P. Confer officiating. Interment will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
James Russell Martin, three month old son of Charles and Ethel Martin of Cleveland, Ohio, died at home there Wednesday afternoon. Besides the parents, the child is survived by a brother and sister, Charles, Jr. and Ada Marie, and grandparents, Mr.& Mrs. Mansel Hammett and Robert Curtis Martin all of Dunbar. The funeral service will be held at Burhans funeral home at Dunbar at 3:45 o'clock Saturday afternoon with Rev. Brooks N., Henry in charge. Burial will be in Franklin cemetery, Dunbar.
Martin, James S. (Ruby)— Aged 85, Mt. Braddock, died Thursday, October 8, 1964 at 1 p.m. in the Connellsville Hospital. Born at Breakneck July 16, 1879, he was the son of the late John and Mary Brown Martin. He was a retired employe of Eureka Fire Brick Works, and a member of UBCW, Local 530. Surviving are three sons, Rev. Walter I. Brookville, R.D. 1; Herbert, Leisenring; Harold, Shady Grove; two daughters, Mrs. Frank (Alice) Overly, Mt. Braddock; Mrs. Colburn (Marjorie) Martin, Dunbar; twenty nine grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. He was predeceased by his wife Hester in 1950 and one son, Charles in 1953. Friends will be received in the Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar, after 7 this evening. Services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m.m with Rev. W. D. Rodahaver officiating. Internment will be in the Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
James W. Martin, 67, of Speers Hill, Dunbar, died Friday January 7, 1994, at Highlands Hospital, Connellsville. He was born May 10, 1927, in Dunbar, the son of Clarence E. & Thelma E Robinson Martin. He was a retired tool and dye maker from Anchor Hocking, retiring in 1983. He was a veteran of WW II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Wesley Methodist Church of Dunbar and the King Solomon Lodge No. 346 Free and Accepted Masons of Connellsville. He was a former treasurer for Dunbar Borough and a member of the Board of Directors of the Glass-cap Federal Credit Union.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Medvec Martin; a son, James Martin of Dunbar; two daughters, Judy Martin and Janice Beal both of Dunbar: nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He predeceased by a brother, Clyde Earl Martin in 1991.
Internment in Green Ridge Cemetery, Pennsville.
Jane S. Vail MARTIN died in 1890. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(113)
GENIUS OF LIBERTY FEB. 20, 1890 PAGE 4, COLUMN 3
(From our Perry Correspondent)
Mrs. Jane S. Martin, widow of John F. Martin, died at her home in Perry township, Saturday, February 8, 1890, in the eighty fifth year of her age. She was the eldest daughter of James Vail, deceased, and was born in New Castle, Delaware county, and with her family moved to Connellsville, Fayette county, in 1812. She married John F. Martin in 1828. She was a consistent member of the Flatwoods Baptist church for fifty years, and at the time of her death, was the oldest member of that congregation. She was a good woman, ever ready to assist the poor and needy, and contributed much to the comfort of others. The services at her funeral, which were very impressive, were conducted by Rev. W.W. Hickman and Elder Wilson.
Jasper M. Martin, aged 79 , died Sunday morning, October 21 1934, at his home near Hardy Hill, above Dunbar, from a complications of diseases. Mr. Martin was a blacksmith for Eureka Fire Brick Company.
He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Margaret "Maggie" Morris, at home; two sons, Dennis and Newton of Dunbar Township; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; a sister Miss Betty Martin also survives.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 at the home and at 2 o'clock in the Dunbar M.P. Church with the Rev. Hamilton officiating. Interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
* NOTE- Husband of Elizabeth Mathews Martin and son of Samuel
and Sarah Lincoln Martin
Jasper was called Uncle Jap and his wife Aunt Lizzie, she was a sister to Mrs. McDowell
John Carothers Martin, aged 71 years, died Thursday night, March 23rd, 1922 at 11:45 o'clock at his home near Star Junction. Surviving are his widow, Alice Smiley Martin, one son, Dr. Ralph Martin, of Star Junction and two daughters, Mrs. Edna M. Heath, of Fairchance, and Mrs. Mary Henshaw, of Uniontown. Funeral notice will be given later.
Funeral services for John C. Martin will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the family residence near Star Junction. Rev. E. J. Knepshield of Fayette City, assisted by Rev. J. A. Forgie of Star Junction and Rev. A. A. Blake of Flatwoods will officiate. The active pallbearers are John Allen, William Murphy, John Blaney, Allen Ridlinghafer, John Frasher and Jesse Strickler; honorary, Dr. J. L. Coohran, Dr. H. C. Hoffman, both of Connellsville; Delos Graham and J. B. Knox, both of Star Junction; Harry McDonald, and M. E. Strawn, both of Dawson. The interment will be made in Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown.
On April 17, 1887, Mr. Martin was united in marriage to Miss Mary Alice Smiley who survives him. To this union were born four children, Wilbur Carl, who died July 27, 1908; Edna Estella, wife of Dr. Robert E. Heath, of Fairchance; Dr. Ralph Sumner of Star Junction, and Mary Ann, wife of Harry E. Henshaw of Uniontown. At the age of 18 he was a finished wagon maker. A few years later he was one of the contractors who built the dam across Big Sandy creek at Bruceton Mills, W. Va. He resided in Georges township from the time of his birth until 1886, when he bought the Dr. Arnold farm near Old Frame, in Nicholson township, where he took his family at that time. In 1906 he sold the farm in Nicholson township and purchased the Stewart Henderson farm in Franklin township, where he resided from that time until his death.
Notes from contributor:
Born–8 Sept 1851
Father–James T. Martin
Mother–Susannah Margarite Roderick Martin
MARTIN, JOHN JAMES,— Aged 46, died Saturday January 10, 1948, at 2:25 p.m. in his home, Furnace Hill, Dunbar. Born in Dunbar, April 26, 1899, the son of the late George and Lydia Martin. His mother preceded him in death, December 17, 1947. He was employed by the Dunbar Corporation and was a member of the Sand, Gravel and Quarry Local 26. Surviving are his wife, Rhoda Martin, one daughter, Mrs. Eugene Hall, of Dunbar, two sons, Charles L., with the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany; Edgar James, with the U.S. Army, stationed in Fort Dix, New Jersey; two grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Arthur Herman of Uniontown; six brothers, Edward, Thomas, Ernest, George, Milton and Charles, of Dunbar. Friends are being received in the Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar, where services will be conducted, Wednesday, January 14 at 1 p.m., with Rev. G. E. Ruhan, pastor of the Franklin Memorial Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Auburn cemetery.
A Dunbar man found early Sunday lying on a township road died Monday from head injuries. John Thomas Martin, 47, died from blunt force trauma to the head the manner of which is undetermined, according to a spokesman for the Allegheny Coroner's Office. Trooper Earl Robert said the Dunbar R.D. 2 man was intoxicated while walking home along a Dunbar Township Road. It is believed that he fell backwards, hit the pavement and fractured his skull. Roberts said that due to the autopsy results and the high level of alcohol in Martin's blood he does not believe that Martin was assaulted.
His blood level content was in the 3.5 to 4.0 range he said, a .10 concentration is considered legally intoxicated. He was found around 2 a.m. Sunday by a Dunbar resident on a Dunbar Township road just outside the borough. He was taken to Presbyterian University where he died at 4 p.m. Monday.
Martin was a retired U.S. Navy storekeeper super chief. He was born September 28, 1942 in Connellsville, to Margaret Martin and the Late John W. Martin. He is survived by two sons, Eric and Pete of California PA; a brother James C. Martin of Dunbar; two sisters, Mrs. Anthony (Cheri) Maddas of Dunbar and Mrs. John (Michlean) Lint of Waynesburg; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at Burhans-Crouse Funeral Home, 28 Connellsville Street, Dunbar. Interment in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
John Martin, 69 yeras old, died Saturday afternoon at his home at Dunbar, following an illness of bronchitis. Mr. Martin had spent all his life in and about Dunbar. He was a carpenter and contractor and was a son of Elliott Martin, deceased. Funeral tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the family residence. Rev. T. M. Giadden of the Methodist Protestant Church of Dunbar, assisted by Rev. P. P. Conway of Fairchance, will officiate. Interment in Franklin cemetery. In addition to his widow, Mr. Martin is survived by the following children: Mrs. William Hardy, Mrs. Ada Bryson, Mrs. George Hostetler and Mrs. George Provins of Dunbar, and Mrs. C. White of Columbus, O. One sister, Mrs. George Eicher of Dunbar, and two brothers, George and Charles Martin, also survive.
Notes from contributor:
Full name—– John Wesley Martin
Born—– September 5, 1847
Cause of death—– accute nephrites complicated by cardiac alciosis.
Buried– Old section of Mount Auburn Cemetery not Franklin
Father– Alexander Martin
Mother– Nancy Ellen Martin
Spouse– Nancy Neighbor Martin
Surviving half-brothers– Wilson Russell Martin, Charles S. Martin and George B. Martin
Surviving half-sisters– Emily Bailes, and Ella Eicher
Predeceased siblings– William Henry Martin, Mary Jane Lucel Bailes, James Clyde, Alfred W.
Predeceased half-siblings– Rebecca E. Martin
William Clyde (adopted)
Rosa wife of Wilbur Hardy - not William
Mary Ellen wife of Adam Bryson
Ida May wife of George E Hostetler
Maggie wife of George Provance not Provins
Carrie Mercy wife of Clark White
John Willard Martin, infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Donald Martin, of East Connellsville died at 8:30 o'clock Wednesday night at his home of pneumonia. In addition to his parents he is survived by a twin brother Walter Lee and another brother Donald George. He was the grandson of F. L. Freed of East End and Mrs. Anna Martin of Popular Street. A private funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the home with Rev. William J. Richie, pastor of Mount Olive United Brethren Church officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery in charge of Funeral Director Clyde R. Brooks of Indian Head.
Joseph Aloysius Martin, seven years and four months old, a son of Joseph E. and Anna Marie Kocis Martin, died at 8:35 o'clock Saturday evening at the residence on Third Street, South Connellsville. The lad has been ill for about a week. He was a member of the second grade class of St. John’s Parochial School on the west side and also a member of that church. The funeral service will be held Wednesday morning with a prayer at the home at 8:30 o'clock followed by angel mass at 9 o'clock at St. John’s R. C. Church. Rev J. E. Martin of Rankin, an uncle of the child will be celebrant, assisted by Rev. S. Moravek. Internment at St. John’s Cemetery in Brookvale.
Josephine Martin, 92, of Dunbar, passed away Friday, March 24, 2006, in Uniontown Hospital. She was born Jan. 30, 1914, in Dunbar, a daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Smitley Gouker. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Connellsville. She was employed as a nurse's aide at Laurel Nursing Home for several years. Josephine enjoyed baking, canning vegetables she grew in her garden, shopping and eating out with her family and friends. Josephine had many friends and was well-known and loved throughout the Dunbar community. She was a wealth of information pertaining to the history of Dunbar and surrounding areas. Josephine is survived by: a daughter, Ernestine Eberts and her husband, Harry G., of Claridge; two sons, Joseph W. "Buck" Martin and his friend, Cookie Connors, of Dunbar, Glenn Martin Sr. and his wife, Sara, of Uniontown; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great great- grandchildren; a sister, Loretta Martinchalk and husband, George, of Lemont Furnace. In addition to her parents, Josephine was predeceased by her husband, Ernest C. Martin; and an infant son, Timothy Martin. Family and friends were received in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. First St., West Side, Connellsville. Interment was in Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar.
MARTIN, MRS. JOSEPHINE MCMANNUS—Age 83 years, died in her home on Second Street, Speer Hill, Dunbar, October 8, 1944, at 4:30 p.m. of complications. Her husband, Charles S. Martin, preceded her in death eight years ago. Surviving are the following children: Ernest at home; George R. of Cincinnati, Ohio; Eugene of Pittsburgh; and Miss Leona Martin at home; one grandchild. Mrs. Martin was the last of her generation and had resided in Dunbar her entire life. Interment in Mt Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Mr. and Mrs. George Williams and sons, George, John and Joe, Mrs. Irwin Bryner and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cook attended the funeral services last Thursday for Karen Ruth Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hayward Martin of Morgantown, W. Va. Karen was a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Williams. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Green of St. Petersburg, Fla., were also at the funeral service. Mrs. Green is an aunt and Mr. and Mrs. Green spent several days visiting Mrs. Green's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Williams.
MARTIN, KATHERINE MAE LONG, aged 69, of Coolspring, widow of Asa L. Martin, died in Uniontown Hospital, Thursday, August 27, 1959, at 8:40 a.m. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Gladys Cassidy and Mrs. Eleanor Grisby, Coolspring; one son, Eugene, Coolspring; two grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Lelia Stine, Greensburg; one brother, S. A. Long, Blairsville. She was a member of the Coolspring Methodist Church; Sunshine Sunday School Class; HU WI Council 295, Pocahontas. She was a retired school teacher, and following the death of her husband was appointed to fill the unexpired term of tax collector of North Union Township, and was later elected to a full term. The family will receive friends today and Saturday from 3-5 and 7-10 in the Gleason Funeral Home, 114 E. Fayette St., until 12 noon Sunday and in the Coolspring Methodist Church from 1 until 2 p.m., the hour of service. The Rev. G. S. Stephens will officiate. Interment will be in Park Place Cemetery. The Hu WI Council 205, Pocahontas will conduct ritualistic services in the funeral home this evening at 7 o'clock.
L. D. MARTIN died in 1935. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(5)
MARTIN, L. D.
Word was received here yesterday of the death in his home in Mannington, W. Va., of L. D. MARTIN, father of DR. J. WAYNE MARTIN, prominent dentist of this city. Death was due to pneumonia which developed Sunday following a lingering illness.
Funeral services will be held Friday morning.
Mysteriously stricken during the early morning in his Coolspring home, Kenneth P. Martin, 40, a contractor, died within a short time. Death was preceded by violent vomiting. The exact cause has not been determined. Mr. Martin ate his usual heavy evening meal and retired in the best of health. During the early morning he became ill and awakened his wife, Gertrude. Then came the vomiting. Within a short time Martin was dead. Life was extinct before the arrival of Clark and Monte, brothers, who also live in Coolspring. Kenneth had been in the mountains Friday on a chimney job. He was not affected by the heat, members of his family say. Besides his widow, Mr. Martin is survived by five children: Lenora, Elwood, Robert, Ruth and Sarah Lou; his parents, Charles and Sarah E. Martin and the following brothers and sisters: Asa L. Martin, Mrs. Mark Beeson, C. W. Martin, Mrs. Millie Clar, Monte, Emmett and Sarah, all of Coolspring.
The funeral service of Kenneth P. Martin, 40, Coolspring contractor who died suddenly early Saturday morning of an attack of acute indigestion, will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the home of his father. Charles Martin, at Coolspring in charge of Rev. E. A. Gilmore. Interment will be made in Park Place Cemetery at Uniontown in charge of Funeral Direct James T. Burhans. The active pallbearers will be Walter and Eugene Martin, Jacob and Charles Beeson, Earl Guy, Woodrow Paull, Everett Fordyce and Samuel Martin.
MARTIN, LAUREEN K., 9 months old, daughter of Coburn and Thelma James Martin of Dunbar, died in the family residence Tuesday afternoon, February 21, 1950. In addition to her parents she is survived by one sister, Karen Jean Martin. Friends are being received in the home of her maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Bryce James of Dunbar, where services will be conducted Friday, February 24, at 11 a.m. with Rev. McCay Atwood of the Episcopal church of Monessen, officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, under the direction of the Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar.
Lawrence Chester Martin, aged 38, died Friday morning at 1:30 at his home at Bessemer after a lifelong illness of heart trouble. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bessie Martin and the following children: Lloyd, Gladys, Bertha and Dorothy, all at home and two sisters, Mrs. John Volick and Mrs. George Medwith of Bessemer. Rev. H. W. Koontz, pastor of the Brethren church, of Masontown, will conduct the funeral services at the late home, Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be in the Masontown cemetery.
MARTIN, LAWRENCE E.— Aged 51, of Dunbar, died Thursday afternoon, December 10, 1964. He was born at Dunbar, May 13, 1913, a son of Ada and the late Edward E. Martin. Survivors are: two sons, James and John, and a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Smitley, all of Pittsburgh; three brothers, Wayne, Outcrop; David L. and Colburn, both of Dunbar; two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Althea) J. Orawiec and Mrs. Martin (Freda) Bezilla, both of Dunbar; a half-sister, Mrs. Helen Darnell, Dunbar; four grandchildren. Friends will be received in the Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar, after 7 this evening until Sunday at 2 p.m., the hour of service. Rev Ellsworth Crispens will officiate. Interment will be in Franklin Cemetery.
Leroy MARTIN died in 1974. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(8)
Name: Leroy MARTIN
Age: 64 years old
Born October 25, 1910, Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Death Date: December 1, 1974
Place of Death: Port Vue, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Parents: William Frederick and Tillie Jane Hertzog Martin
Survivors: Wife Mary Montressa Laughner Martin; daughters, Mary Louise Fey, Rose Marie Klacik; sons Willard L. and Merle D; stepdaughters Norma J. Laughner, Phyllis Ferree, Eileen Bossi; stepsons Richard, Warren, Clyde Laughner. Twenty-seven grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Sargent, Mrs. Emma Car, Mrs Lida Marin; three brothers, Willard, Wallace, and George.
Deceased: Wife Teresa Mary Lynch Martin
Funeral Service: United Methodist Church, Port Vue, Pennsylvania
Burial: Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mrs. Lillian May McCarty Martin, 73 years old, died at 6 o'clock this morning while sitting in a chair in the bedroom of her home, 409 Hill street. She had been ailing for several months. Mrs. Martin was born October 2, 1868, in Harpers Ferry, W. Va. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Connellsville. Surviving are two sons and two daughters: William, at home, Raymond, of Stockton, Cal., Mrs. Walter Jones and Mrs. Myrtle Minerd, both of this city. She also leaves nine grandchildren and these brothers and sisters: Charles Mccarty of Swissvale, Harry McCarty of North Side, Pittsburgh, Mrs. Anna Allisoon of New York who is visiting at the present time with her daughter, Mrs. Flora Cook of Aliquippa, Mrs. Florence Faulkner of Akron, Ohio, and Mrs. Alonzo Leichliter of this city. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Martin, about seven months ago. Also preceding her in death were two children, Cora and Harry Martin. The funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at the home on Mrs. Leichliter in Jefferson street, the hour to be announced later.
The funeral service for Mrs. Lillian Martin who died Tuesday at her home, 508 Hill street, will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Leichlter, 414 North Jefferson street. Rev. Elmer A. Schultz, pastor of the United Brethren Church, will officiate. Burial will be made in Hill Grove Cemetery in charge of Funeral Director Charles A. McCormick.
Lizzie MARTIN died in 1929. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(19)
Mrs. Lizzie Martin, 70 years and 10 months old, wife of James E Martin, died at 5:30 o'clock Monday evening at her home near Breakneck. She had been an invalid for nine years. Mrs Martin was a daughter of Solomon and Letty Green Keffer and was born June 22, 1858. In addition to her husband she is survived by the following children; Mrs Nora Williams of this city, Mrs Maud Hillen of Bullskin Township, Mrs Rose Ellenberger of Scottdale, Mrs Daisy Rose of Haydentown, Mrs Bess Huey of Bullskin Township and Braden , also of Bullskin township. A brother Levi Keffer of Iron Bridge, 11 granschildren and 12 great grandchildren also survive.
MARTIN, LLOYD— Age 80 years, a former resident of Perryopolis, Pa., died at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, February 12, 1967, in the Pinecrest Nursing Home, Beckley, West Virginia. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Jessie Davis, Morgantown, W. Va., and Miss Beatrice Martin, Fairmont, W. Va.; two sons, Wilbur, of Fairmont, W. Va., and Harold, of Barracksville, W. Va.; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Friends are being received at the Blair Funeral Home, Perryopolis, where services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. Rev. A. J. McCloy will officiate. Interment will follow in the Mt. Washington Cemetery.
MARTIN, LLOYD F.— Aged 79 years, 11 months, 7 days, Masontown, died Saturday, August 9, 1958, at 6:30 p.m. in his home. He was predeceaded by his wife, Cecelia Wyland Martin. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. George (Charlotte) Medved and Mrs. John (Violet) Votek, Smithfield; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren. Friends are being received in the Honsaker Funeral Home, Masontown, where services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Enid Pierce officiating. Intermnet will be in Greendale Cemetery, Masontown.
Lucius Martin died at his home, 92 Connellsville Street, Saturday, January 16, 1926, at 7:05 a.m. at the age of 78 years, nine months and 13 days. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Springer Martin, and the following sons and daughters: Mrs. Fred McEthaney, William L. Martin of Oliver, Mrs. Mamie Van Sickle of Farmington, James I. Martin of Uniontown, and ten grandchildren. Mr. Martin was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Company F, 14th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry under Captain Schumaker. He enlisted February 23, 1864, at Greensburg, PA. and was discharged at Fort Levenworth, Kansas, August 24, 1865. He, with the late Jacob Ansehl, dug the grave for the first person buried in Oak Grove cemetery, an Odd Fellow. The grave for the second person Mr. Martin dug entirely himself, a small child being buried. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2:30 o’clock, the Rev. E. S. Hawkins officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Notes from contributor:
Civil War Veteran Buried New Section Lot 528
He was a policeman
Physical description - 5 ft 8 inches tall, dark hair and complexion, brown eyes
1860 census he was living in Unionboro
1920 census - he had nine children 6 are living
He and Margaret were married by Rev. John Boyd - pastor of the Baptist Church
Served with the Co F 14th PA Cav. in the Civil War - enlisted 16 Feb 1864
Was wounded at Mt Jackson, Va.
A very interesting little daughter of John Martin of this place, died last week of diphtheria. She was buried on Thursday the 13th, at the Dunbar burying ground.
Mrs. Lydia Margaret MARTIN died in 1935. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(2)
Mrs. Lydia Margaret Martin, aged 75 years, four months and 22 days, for the past 30 years a resident of Redstone township near Brier Hill, died at 3:20 o'clock Saturday afternoon, September 7, 1935. She was born April 16, 1958, in Georges township near Haydentown a daughter of Asbury and Lydia Noval Lilley.
Surviving are her husband, William J. Martin, Sr.; the following children; William, Jr., of Ridgeville; Edward Martin, Balsinger; Mrs. Lizzie Jane McCoy, Poland, O.; Mrs. Susie Smith, Cleveland; Mrs. Stella Knashlish, at home; Reuben Martin, Revere; a stepson, William Martin, of Amend; a sister, Mrs. Harriet Brownfield, of Georges township, and a brother Jack Lilley, of Moyer. Twenty-six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also survive. Two other children, Lydia and Raymond Martin, preceded her in death. Brief funeral services will be conducted in the residence Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock followed by additional rites in Sandy Hill Union church. Rev. A. J. McCoy, of New Salem Christian church, will officiate assisted by Rev. Mr. Brady, of Simpson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Margaret M "Peg" Martin, 74, of Dunbar, died Wednesday, September 7, 1994, at the Cindy Ross residence, Dunbar. She was born July 17, 1920, in Dunbar, daughter of the late Charles Newton & and Ethel Frances "Fannie" Hewitt Martin. She was a homemaker; a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army (W.A.C.), member of St Aloysius R. C. Church. Surviving are one son, James and wife Sandy of Dunbar; two daughters; Mrs. Anthony (Cheri) Maddas of Dunbar; Mrs. John (Michaelene) Lint of Beallsville;; one sister Mary Yallish of Baltimore, MD; two granddaughters; seven grandsons; and nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Martin (* John Thomas b.28 Sep 1942 d. 27 Aug 1990); five brothers; Fred, Bill, Jim, Sidney, and Charles; one sister Blanche Bosley; one grandson, John David Lint, II. Friends will be received in the Burhans -Crouse Funeral Home, 28 Connellsville Street, Dunbar, today from 7-9 p.m., Friday from 10a.m.-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in St Aloysius R.C. Church with Rev. Fr. J. Edward McCullough as celebrant. Internment in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Morning prayers in the funeral home on Saturday at 9 a.m. Rosary will be recited Friday at 4 p.m. Full Military Rites will be accorded at the grave.
DUNBAR, Sep. 24 — Mrs. Martha Belle Martin, aged 63 years died in her home on Woodvale Street on Thursday morning at 7 o’clock following an illness of complications. Although not well for some time she did not take to her bed until last Saturday, when her condition became serious.
The widow of Samuel G. Martin who preceded her in death in 1930, Mrs. Martin was one of the best known citizens of the community, her congenial and friendly manner endeared her to all who knew her. Born here May 8, 1874, the daughter of Sidney H. and Nancy Bryson Patterson, she remained a life-long citizen of the community.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Adeline Martin, 93, prominent Uniontown woman, will be conducted this afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Ferguson Funeral Home, Morgantown street. Dr. A. J. Allen, pastor of the Calvary Methodist church, will officiate. Burial will be in White Rock cemetery, near Fairchance. Mrs. Martin, an active member for many years of the Calvary Methodist church, died at 8:30 o’clock Saturday morning, August 5, 1944, in her home, 204 East Main street, after a lengthy illness. She leaves two daughters and three sons: Mrs. Minnie Lynn, with whom she made her home; Mrs. A. B. Ramage, Fairchance; W. A. Martin, Walter Martin and Bruce Martin, all of Uniontown. Eighteen grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren also survive.
MARTIN, MRS. MARY ADELINE, age 93, died in her home, 204 E. Main St., Saturday morning, August 3, 1944, at 8:30 o'clock. She was a member of the Calvary Methodist church. Surviving are three sons: W. A. Martin, Walter Martin, and Bruce Martin, all of Uniontown; two daughters, Mrs. A. B. Ramage of Fairchance and Mrs. Minnie Lynn of Uniontown; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the A. D. Ferguson Funeral Home, 80 Morgantown St., where services will be held Monday afternoon, August 7, at 2:00 o'clock, with Rev. A. J. Allen of the Calvary Methodist Church officiating. Burial in White Rock Cemetery.
Mary Ann MARTIN died in 1900. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
UNIONTOWN STANDARD NEWSPAPER TUESDAY NOV. 27,1900 PAGE 1 COL 2
MRS. MARY A MARTIN
Mrs. Mary Ann Martin, died of heart failure Nov. 26,1900, at 11 p.m., at her late residence 45 Madison Avenue , Uniontown,PA in the 88 year of her age. Mrs. Martin some six months ago fell down the stairs and has not been able to walk since . She was born in Springhill Township in 1812. She leaves four children : Lucius, James B. , Ellen Pillington of Kansas and Elizabeth Webb of Wheeling WV. She has one son dead , Alexander and one daughter Marinda Martin Davis . Funeral Thursday at 3 p.m.
(submitter's note - wife of Abner Martin)
Mrs. Mary Jane Martin, 50, of House No. 7, Revere, died Sunday morning in the Uniontown Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Earl; one son, James Leonard, at home; her mothers, Mrs. James Burns of Colonial No. 3; four sisters, Mrs. Howard Black of Waltersburg, Mrs. Lige Layhue of Uledi, Mrs. Carl Woodward and Mrs. Margaret Miller of Colonial No. 3; three brothers, George Layhue of Uniontown, Charles and Roy Layhue of Detroit, Mich.; one half-brother, Harry Layhue of Uniontown and two half-sisters, Mrs. Charles Shea and Mrs. Norman Nicholson of Colonial No. 3
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary L. Martin, widow of John Carothers Martin, who died on Thursday morning at the residence of a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Edna) C. Heath, 30 Connor Street, will be conducted at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Johnston Mortuary Chapel, 65 North Gallatin Ave. Rev. H. L. Davis will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends are being received at the mortuary. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Heath, wife of Dr. Robert Heath; Mrs. H. E. (Mary) Henshaw; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Wilbur Carl Martin and Dr. Ralph S. Martin.
Notes from contributor:
Mother–Diana Smith Smiley
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A very sad accident occurred at “Nigger Hall” on Wednesday morning. Mary Martin, the four-year-old daughter of James and Lydia Martin, was burned to death in her parent’s home. When found, the flames had already burned the clothing from the child’s body and seared her flesh so badly that she was almost unrecognizable.
The circumstances of the fatal accident are particularly sad. The mother had left he little one in a room and gone out to attend a sick woman who lived in a house nearby. She was not gone very long, when she returned to find that her charitable errand had resulted so disastrously for her own little one. When she entered the room where the child had been left, she was almost crazed with grief to see her lying upon the floor. Life was then entirely extinct.
It is supposed that the child went too close to the open grate during the absence of its mother and that its clothing caught fire. No alarm was heard by the neighbors, and as there was no other person in the room, the mother knew nothing of the accident until she came into the house. James Martin is employed by the H. C. Frick Coke Company at Davidson works and lives in house No. 76. The remains of the unfortunate child were interred in Hill Grove Cemetery yesterday morning.
Melvin James Martin, 83 years old, of 1921 Cricket Drive Orlando, Florida; formerly of Uniontown and Dunbar Fayette County, PA., died yesterday at his home. Born in Dunbar Pennsylvania, August 2, 1908, the son of James Alexander Martin and Ella Ann Neighbors Martin. A graduate of Uniontown High School in 1928 he chose to follow his dream of Aircraft development. Mr. Martin was a retired employee of the Martin Marietta Aircraft Company. He began his career with the company at the opening of WWII making the move from Uniontown to Baltimore, Maryland in 1941. An aeronautical engineer he was assigned to the Company's school for the crews of the new Martin seaplane the PBM, teaching them higher weight and balance. He also served as a trouble shooter for the PBM and flew all over the combat zone to make repairs.
Following the war he returned to the private sector to act as manager of the Eastern Venetian Blind Factory in Baltimore. Eventually his love of flight drew him back to the Old Glenn L. Martin Aircraft Company. In 1956 he was transferred to the new plant just opening in Orlando, Florida. His new duties were that of the supervising engineer responsible for the bids made to the federal government for aircraft contracts which included pricing of both raw materials and the labor costs for the new missile division.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Ethel Marion Springer; one daughter Marilyn M. Tolentino of Baltimore, MD; two sons , Alan James Martin and his wife Janice of Orlando, Fl, and Melvin Dennis Martin and his wife Corrine of Sunrise Florida; fourteen grandchildren; Dr. Stephen Tolentino and his wife Dr. Leda Tolentino of Bradenton Florida, Mrs. Melanie Lee and her husband Terrence Patrick Lee of Cape Saint Clair, Md., Atty. Michael M. Tolentino of Chicago ,IL , Robert Tolentino and his wife Ann of Grand Rapids, Mich., Alan Martin Jr., Barbara ,Tommy, Randy , Theresa and Patricia Martin all at home, Gary and Scott Martin of Sunrise , Fl. Sisters; Naomi Elizabeth "Betty" Dwire of Dunbar, PA and Mrs. Dorothy Reynolds and her husband the Rev. William Reynolds of Northridge ,California
There will be no viewing at the request of Mr. Martin, however; a memorial service will be held on Friday at The Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial gifts be made to Hospice of Central Florida .
Melvin James Martin ,83 ,of 1921 Cricket Drive in Robinswood, Orlando, Florida, died Tuesday December 10, 1991. Born August 2, 1908 in Dunbar, PA, the son of James A. and Ella Martin. He was an aeronautical engineer for the Martin Marietta Company.
Surviving are his wife, the former Ethel Springer, a daughter Marilyn M. Tolentino of Baltimore, MD and two sons, Alan of Orlando, Florida and Dennis of Sunrise, Florida, two sisters, Betty Dwire of Dunbar, PA and Dorothy Reynolds of Northridge, California, 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Woodland Funeral Home of Orlando, Fl. There will be no formal viewing at Mr. Martin's request. A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 13 at 2 p.m. in the afternoon in the Woodlawn Chapel. The family request in lieu of flowers memorial gifts be directed to the Hospice of Central Florida, Orlando.
A long time employee, Melvin James Martin, passed away at his home in Pine Hills, on December 10, 1991, after a prolonged battle with prostate cancer. He was a native of Fayette County, PA. Better known as "Jack" to his fellow employees, Mr. Martin joined the company when it was owned by Glenn L. Martin and located in Middle River, Maryland just outside Baltimore. He began his career as the instructor of naval pilots that were soon to fly the new Martin seaplane, the PBM cargo hauler. He also traveled as a trouble shooter for that aircraft in the South Pacific. An horary rank of Lt. Commander was bestowed by Admiral Pride for outstanding service. The rank guaranteed his post of professor so that it was not challenged by his naval officer students he taught. At the close of the war, during the retooling for the conversion from war planes and munitions to civilian manufacture, Jack left the company to serve as the manager of the Eastern Venetian Blind Company where he remained for two years. Greatly missing his first love of aircraft manufacturing Jack rejoined us in the personnel department working with the late Ray Swint. However an opening occurred in the engineering department and he took up his duties as the overseeing project engineer in the fledging missile division. Calling upon his engineering skills once more he was placed in charge of the budget for primary tooling and manufacture of the new government aircraft contracts.
In 1965 he and his family were called upon to transfer to our new plant here in Orlando, Florida to assist in the development of the new engineering department and to coordinate with the existing operation that remained behind in Baltimore. In February of 1966, Jack, along with Jack E. Edwards were honored by the company for their contributions in helping to save the company more than 17 million dollars during the physical year. Both men received an engraved trophy and an uncirculated $10 gold piece
Mr. Martin was cited for his revision of a work flow technique by eliminating steps by consolidating and combining various operations. In 1973, after 32 years of service, Jack decided to retire, but agreed to remain as a private contractor and consultant for an additional two years. He will be fondly remembered by his many colleagues.
He is survived by his wife, Ethel, and his three children, Mrs. Marilyn Tolentino of Baltimore, MD, Alan J. Martin of Orlando, Florida and Dennis Martin of Sunrise, Florida.
Mrs. Minerva Martin, 85 years old, widow of James X. Martin, of Carmichaels, died Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Goldie Ruth, at Carmichaels after an extended illness. She was born in Connellsville, 28 June 1861, a daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Kern Pierce and had spent most of her life in the Connellsville-Uniontown district. Preceded in death by her husband eight years ago, she leaves four children, James of Uniontown, Mrs. Goldie Ruth of Carmichaels, Mrs. A. B. Skelton of Adamsville, and Robert of Pittsburgh; 25 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Minnie R. MARTIN died in 1912. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
UNIONTOWN STANDARD THURSDAY JUNE 12,1912 - PAGE 7 COL
MRS MINNIE R MARTIN
Mrs. Minnie R. Martin, nee Fletcher, wife of William L Martin, passed away at Uniontown Hospital on Wednesday evening , June 11 at 7 o'c;lock, aged thirty six years and seven months . The immediate cause of her death was blood poisoning. Mr. & Mrs. Martin were married July 3, 1987. To this union were born six children; William Earl, John L, Carmella M, Stella E, Lucius and Harry D, all of whom survive. Mrs. Martin is survived by four brothers: the Rev. A.E. of Pittsburgh; Ernest of Salisburg; W.C. and Arthur of Blairsville, and one sister, Mrs. J.D. Shaw, who at this time is visiting friends in England. The funeral will be held at the home of Mr. Martin's father Lucius Martin at 92 Connellsville Street, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Sevices will be conducted by Rev. Robert I. Wilson, pastor of the First Methodist Protestant Church assisted by Rev. W.H. Gladden, of Connellsville. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.
(submitter's note: a daughter of John and Carmella Fletcher of Olifant Furnace)
Miss Nellie Martin, 36 years old, a teacher in the public school system of Ohio Pyle, died Monday at the home of her brother James A. Martin, at Dunbar, following an illness of pneumonia. Miss Martin came to Dunbar to spend her Christmas vacation and was taken ill about a week ago. She died on the day her school was to resume.
Miss Martin was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. James C. Martin and has made her home with her brother James A, Martin. She had taught in the Fayette County schools for a number of years and was well and favorably known.
By Marilyn Martin Tolentino
Aunt Nell's real name was Nancy Ellen. She was named after her father's mother who died when he was only 3 years old. She was called "Nell" or "Nellie" by the family. Nell was a gifted pianist and gave private lessons to many of the children in the Dunbar area. She loved children and decided to become a school teacher. She accepted a position in a small rural school in Ohiopyle, a tiny one room school with out either indoor heat or water. The well was quite a distance from the school and two of the older boys filled the clay ola with fresh water ever morning. Heat was provided by a wood burning stove. There was some coal donated by the community for the school but not enough to keep the stove going. Chopping kindling for the fire fell to Nell. The children all carried their lunch and Nell often supplementing their sandwiches with a rich soup she cooked on the top of the wood burning stove. Hot water was also kept boiling and hot tea was made on bitter cold days. Often the school room was so chilly the children did their lessons with their gloves on. Nell became very ill and she went home to her brother, James Alexander's home in Dunbar to recover. There she was nursed by her sister-in-law, Ella. The diagnosis was viral pneumonia. She put up a brave battle of several weeks but finally passed away on December 29, 1919. The trunk that was her gift from her parents on her 18th birthday was inherited by her grand niece Marilyn Martin Tolentino the granddaughter of James and Ella.
DEATH CERTIFICATE #007318
COUNTY OF FAYETTE ,BOROUGH OF DUNBAR REGISTRATION DISTRICT FILE # 129727
REGISTERED # 217
FULL NAME -NELLIE M. MARTIN
FEMALE - WHITE -SINGLE-DOD-DEC 29,1919
DOB- 15 OCT 1883
ATTENDED BY DR.E.B. GUIE FROM DEC 22 1919 LAST SEEN DEC 29,1919
TIME OF DEATH AT ABOVE DATE 12 A.M.
CAUSE OF DEATH- HISTORY OF BRONCHITIS FOR THE PAST NINE YEARS
COMPLICATED BY VIRAL PNEUMONIA
BURIAL BY BURHANS IN DUNBAR BURIED IN MT AUBURN CEM
INFORMATION FROM BURHANS ON AUNT NELLS FUNERAL
NAME- NELL MARTIN
FUNERAL HELD AT HOME OF HER BROTHER JAMES A.MARTIN ON BRYSON HILL
DATE OF FUNERAL 31 DEC 1919
CAUSE OF DEATH-PNEUMONIA
CLERGY-REV BOLTON OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH
ATTENDING PHYSICIAN - DR GUIE
DOD -29 DEC 1919
OCCUPATION -SCHOOL TEACHER
WHITE FEMALE SINGLE
DOB- 15 OCTOBER 1883 AGE AT TIME OF DEATH -36 YEARS,
2 MONTHS AND 14 DAYS
FATHER-JAMES CLYDE MARTIN
MOTHER-MARGARET W. (SMILEY) MARTIN
CASKET - OHIO VALLEY CASKET COMPANY
PLACE OF INTERNMENT- MT AUBURN CENETERY- DUNBAR LOCATION OF GRAVE,
UNDER MARTIN MONUMENT SIXTH GRAVE FROM LEFT- NO INDIVIDUAL
MARKER TO BE SET.
PRICE OF CASKET $205.00
BURIAL ROBE 28.50
USE OF HERSE 12.00
FLOWERS FROM PORTER 6.00
OUTLAY OF LOT 7.00
OPEN GRAVE 6.00
JAN 12 CASH $200 JAMES A MARTIN
FEB 6 CASH $ 25 JAMES A MARTIN
APR 6 LIBERTY LOAN $50.00
BURIED FROM ST JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
CONFIRMATION RECORDS FROM ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL CHURCH
NANCY ELLEN MARTIN -CONFIRMED 9 JUL 1900 BY BISHOP WHITEHEAD
FROM "MEMORIES " BY MELVIN J. MARTIN NEPHEW OF NELL
Aunt Nell was a maiden lady and she had accepted a teaching position in a one room school house up in Ohiopyle. It was there that she became very ill. She was diagnosed with pneumonia and she came down to Uniontown to stay with our family to be nursed back to health. Despite all of Mom's nursing efforts she was not to survive and she died right there in our house on the 29th day of December 1919 at the age of 37 years. Mom and Dad buried her in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Dunbar on Peachin Road beside her mother, father and brothers and little sister.
Before Grandmother Margaret Martin died she purchased a series of lots in the new cemetery since all of the space they owned was filled and she desired that the entire family to be buried all together. Grandpap was already in Franklin Cemetery along with Wills, Ellis Walker, baby Willie and Florence. She couldn't bare the thought of not being buried beside him so she had him and the children exhumed and moved over across the street to Mt. Auburn. She had so little money left she was unable to raise the five tombstones necessary to mark all of new graves. After her death her sons had a single monument raised over the family that simply said MARTIN.
Shortly after her untimely death her two brothers Clyde and George appeared at our house to see about their share of her estate. The only thing that she had was a Saratoga trunk that was a gift to her on her 18th birthday in 1900. Dad sent for the trunk and told his brothers it was to be delivered on Saturday and for them to return to the house on Sunday and they would open it together. The trunk arrived as promised on Saturday afternoon. The next morning as he sat at the breakfast table he looked at Mom and said " I had a terrible dream about Nell's trunk last night and I'm not too sure it's a good idea to open it" Mom said, "Jim, Just get it over with." The boys arrived and everyone gathered in the dinning room, the key was fitted into the lock and the lid raised. Dead silence! There was nothing in the trunk but a pile of ashes-STILL WARM. There was nothing to divide. While the ashes were to hot to touch the interior of the trunk was unharmed and until today the original paper lining remains, December 1983. Clyde and George decided somehow Nellie had managed to set the contents on fire from the other side in ghostly revenge and they wanted nothing to do with it. They were convinced that that trunk was cursed and would bring bad luck to who ever came into contact with it.
Mom put it in our attic and there it stayed until 1948. My daughter, Marilyn, was in the attic with Mom to bring down some Christmas ornaments and she spied the trunk and it was love at first sight. She begged Mom to let her take it home and Mom gave her that Mona Lisa smile and said the trunk is yours but you can't have it until you are older.
When Grandma Margaret became ill with cancer Nell was the one who stay at home and took care of her. Grandma was in terrific pain from the stomach cancer and they gave her large amounts of morphine, which caused her to become very disorientated. When Grandma died she willed the family home to Aunt Nell and Uncle Clyde in equal shares. One morning Nellie arrived at our house, on Coffee Street in Uniontown, in tears. It seems Uncle Clyde decided it was foolish for Aunt Nell to be living in that big house all by her self and he had ejected her with only the clothes on her back, so that he and his wife Dennis could live there. The next morning Aunt Nell and Mom along with Bets and I took the Streetcar to Dunbar. Upon our arrival they made a single stop, at the place of business, of the man we bought our coal from and engaged his wagon and up the hill we all went. Mom had a vicious temper and after knocking on the door she pushed her way past Aunt Dennis into the house and began to lay down the law along with some choice comments about Dennis's heritage. Although I don't really recall her saying it they tell me Mom threatened to burn the house to the ground after she wrecked havoc on the person of Uncle Clyde and Aunt Dennis and believe me when she had a full head of steam up she could be very convincing. Mom turned to Nellie and said "Pack.” Shortly thereafter the coal man was loading all of Aunt Nell's personal possessions and what furniture belonged to her into the wagon and we were off to Uniontown. In the meantime Dad had been to see his lawyer and was starting court proceedings on Aunt Nell's behalf. The upshot was that Uncle Clyde had to pay Aunt Nell for her half of the house.
After this experience with her younger brother Aunt Nell was a tad leery of him. Being a gifted pianist she decided to make enough money to buy a concert grand piano by teaching youngsters. She went to Mom and said that she was putting the new piano in Mom's name and she wanted to keep it there at their house. It turned out that was a very prudent move and both Clyde and George wanted that piano when she died but officially it belonged to Mom.
Mrs. Nancy Jane Martin, 58 years old, died Sunday night at 10:30 p.m. at her home in Mt. Braddock. She was twice married. Her first husband, Eli Leonard of Ohiopyle, died about 25 years ago. Besides her second husband, John Martin, there are the following children; Mrs. S. W. Hutsonpiller, Pittsburg, Mrs. Edward Bryner, Greene county, Mrs. Claude Avery and Russell L. Leonard, South Connellsville, Clifton Leonard, Mount Braddock, Earl Leonard and Edward Leonard, Aliquippa, and Charles Martin, at home. Twenty-five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the late home with additional services at 2 o'clock at Dunbar Baptist Church with Rev. D. D. Minerd and Rev. C. E. Shumaker officiating. Interment will be made in Mount Auburn Cemetery at Dunbar.
Notes from contributor:
First Husband Died–Eli Leonard, died December 7, 1900
What proved to be a very pleasant surprise for Mrs. John W. Martin of Furnace Hill and also a number of friends and relatives was a surprise birthday party in honor of her 53rd year, given by her daughters. Among those present were the following: Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Hardy, Mr. and Mrs. Adam Bryson, Mr. and Mrs. George Hostetler, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Provance, Mr. and Mrs. Clark White and William C. Martin. The out of town guests were her sister, Mrs. Caroline Sapper, and Walter Sapper of High House, and Mrs. Ellen Osborne of Uniontown. There were also present 15 grandchildren. A dainty luncheon was served during the evening and all expressed themselves as having a delightful time and wished for Mrs. Martin many more such happy occasions. Her five daughters presented her with a very handsome willow rocker.
Mrs. Nancy M. Martin, 85 years old, died at 10:15 o’clock Tuesday night at her home on Furnace Hill, Dunbar, of complications after a lingering illness. Her husband, John W. Martin, a carpenter, died 21 years ago. Mrs. Martin is survived by the following children: Mrs. W. R. Hardy of Furnace Hill, Mrs. George Hostetler of Scottdale, Mrs. George Provance and Mrs. Mary Bryson of Dunbar, Mrs. Clark White of Ashland, Ky., and William Martin at home. There are 25 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. There is a sister, Mrs. Eliza Walter, of Furnace Hill. A resident of Dunbar district for more than 70 years, she was a member of the Baptist Church there. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon with a prayer at the home of Mrs. Bryson at 2 o’clock followed by full rites at the Dunbar Baptist Church at 2:30 o’clock. Rev. Floyd N. Reed, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Mrs. Nancy Mason Neighbors Martin, wife of John Wesley Martin, who died on March 15th, at her home in Dunbar. Mrs. Martin was born in West Va. May 20, 1852, daughter of John Wheat Neighbors, Sr. and Martha Goldsboro Moore Neighbors. She was married to John Wesley Martin July 22 1869. Mr. Martin died on January 22, 1916. This union was blessed with the following children; Martha Roseltha Martin Hardy, Mary Ellen Martin Bryson, Ida Mae Martin Hostetler, Maggie E. Martin Provance, Carrie Mercy Martin White and William Clyde Martin. She is survived by the following brothers and sisters; Aaron, Mary, Verlinda, Caroline Sapper, John Wheat, Jr., Elizabeth Jane Walters and Martha Ann Neighbors. The funeral service was last Friday afternoon. Many relatives and friends attended the service which was held in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Bryson, followed by additional rites at the Baptist Church with pastor Rev. Floyd Reed officiating. "It is Well With My Soul" and "The Home Of The Soul" were read. Interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar. Paul Hostetler, Dale Bryson, Raymond Provance, Charles Kern, Chalmer Bryson of Pittsburgh and Samuel Harper of Smock, all grandsons, acted as pallbearers.
Miss Nellie M. Martin, 36 years old, a teacher in the public schools at Ohiopyle, died Monday at noon at the home of her brother, James Martin, at Dunbar, following an illness of pneumonia. Miss Martin came to Dunbar to spend her Christmas vacation and was taken ill about a week ago. She died on the day her school was to resume. Miss Martin was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James C. Martin and had made her home with her brother, James C. Martin. She had taught in the Fayette county schools for a number of years and was well and favorably known.
Friends of Paul S. Martin, 51, of Leisenring No. 1, who died Thursday, are being received at the Fink Funeral Home in Connellsville. Mr. Martin was born June 19, 1909, a son of John and Susan Martin, and was employed at the Leisenring 3 Mine of the U.S. Steel Corporation. He was a member of the St. John's R. C. Church, Connellsville, the First Catholic Slovak Union No 303, the Holy Name and Rosary Society, The Knights of Columbus of Connellsville and the UMWA. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Struhalla Martin; four sons, Paul John, Theodore R., Raymond J., Frederick J., all at home; three daughters, Mary Catherine, Lillian A. and Bernadette M. also at home; two brothers, the Rev. John Martin of Swissddale and Michael of Leisenring 1. Friends will be received until 9:30 Monday morning, followed by a Requiem High Mass at 10 a.m. at The St. John's R.C. Church, Connellsville, with the Rev. Fr. John E. Martin officiating. Burial will be in the Brookdale cemetery.
MARTIN, PERCY L.— Aged 74, died Thursday morning, April 25, 1962 in his residence, Morrell. Born in California, Pa., March 18, 1888, he was a son of Charles and Elizabeth Shallenberger Martin. He is survived by these children: David L., Dunbar R.D. 2; Walter A., Connellsville, R.D. 2; Francis M. Dawson; Percy C., Mich.; Earl Eugene at home; Mrs Alfred (Ruth) Mangus, Dunbar; twelve grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother, Samuel Martin, Hollywood, Fla.; one sister, Mrs. Grace Porter, Belle Vernon. Friends are being rceived in the Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar, where services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. Captain Raymond Simpson of the Salvation Army will officiate. Interment will be in Dickerson Run Union Cemetery.
Infuriated when denied a signature on a card, the nature of which has not been definitely determined, drunk crazed Michael Chibileck, 52, a miner of Amend Works, shot Mrs. Rebecca Martin, 45, twice in the head, killing her instantly, then sent a .38 calibre revolver bullet crashing into his own brain, his lifeless body falling across that of his victim. The double tragedy occurred about 7:30 o’clock last evening in the home of Mrs. Martin while her two younger daughters, Virginia, 13, and Evelyn, 10, looked on. The older of the two girls grappled with the man when he drew his revolver but failed to prevent the shooting when he threw her frantically against the living room wall in the pretty little five-room cottage home.
According to Mrs. Helen Early, 23, another daughter of Mrs. Martin, Chibileck had been staging a drinking party with her mother’s brother-in-law, Harry Dean. After returning from work at the Gargardi plant No. 10, at Gilmore, Chibileck, Mrs. Early said went to Dean’s home and gave him his mining tools saying: “I won’t need them any more.” That, she said was in the middle of the afternoon. Later, as he prepared to leave, Mrs. Martin quoted Dean as saying that Chibileck said he was “going down to kill Mrs. Martin.” Dean, however, is quoted as saying he “didn’t think much about it” and made no attempt to prevent his friend’s departure.
Virginia, the older of the two girls who were at home with their mother when Chibileck entered the house, said the man “seemed all right.” But after only a short time she heard him arguing with her mother about “signing a card of some kind. Mother told him she could read and refused to sign the card until she could talk with someone,” Virginia said. “I was just passing the living room door when I saw Chibileck draw a gun. I rushed in and grabbed his arm but he threw me against the wall. Just as I turned to get up I saw him point the gun at Mother and fire twice. Then he put it against his head and fired again. I screamed but couldn’t do anything.
Evelyn, 10, the other sister, hearing the shots, rushed into the living room and upon seeing the two bodies on the floor, rushed from the house screaming for help. Mrs. Early, who was in her own home, some distance from that of her mother, at the time, said she heard Evelyn screaming almost immediately after what she believed to have been a muffled shot. Her husband, Eugene Early, and a friend, Levi Lindsey, were together some distance away and both said they heard two shots. It was the son-in-law who first entered the house to find the bodies lying in pools of blood at the foot of a davenport. Mrs. Martin and her daughter, Mrs. Early, had returned from Uniontown only a few hours prior to the tragedy. They had made the trip to send money to their son and brother, Pfc. James McDonald Martin, with the U. S. Marines in the South Pacific. Yesterday, August 3, was his 21st birthday anniversary. News of his mother’s death will be the second such tragedy the young Marine has suffered. He was working with his father, James C. Martin, when the latter was killed, July 9, 1942, by a fall of slate in the Phillips mine. The double tragedy was investigated by Coroner Herrington, Assistant County Detective Forrest Parke and State Troopers John Gettier and William Vilseek.
Body of Mrs. Martin was removed to the Sharp Funeral Home, Fairchance. Chibileck’s body was removed to the Haky Funeral Home, Uniontown. Mrs. Martin is survived by four children: Virginia and Evelyn, at home; Mrs. Early, of Amend, and James.
Chibileck, whose wife preceded him in death five years ago, leaves five children: Rose, at home; Margaret and Katherine, of New York; Stephen, of Amend; Joseph, overseas with the armed forces.
TWO LIVES WERE SNUFFED OUT in a murder and suicide in a home at Amend Works, near here, Thursday night when Michael Chibileck, 52, shot and killed Mrs. Rebecca Martin, 45, and then sent a bullet crashing into his own brain, after an argument over the title to a car belonging to Mrs. Martin’s son, Pfc. James Martin, with the Marines in the South Pacific. A daughter of Mrs. Martin, Virginia, 13, tried to ward off the killer. Evelyn, 10, another daughter, was also in the room at the time of the double tragedy. Mrs. Martin, a widow, leaves a third daughter, Mrs. Helen Early, also of Ament. Chilibeck resided a few hundred yards from the Martin home.
A PARLOR IN A MODEST LITTLE BUNGALOW at Amend Works was the scene of double tragedy Thursday night when Michael Chibileck, 52, shot and killed Ms. Rebecca Martin, 42, a neighbor, and then ended his own life with a bullet between his eyes. The slaying and suicide occurred in the room shown in the top panel. A daughter of Mrs. Martin, Mrs. Helen Early, 23, is shown in bottom picture, explaining the details to her husband (back to camera) and several neighbors.
MARTIN, MRS. REBECCA— Friends will be received in the late home, Ament, Pa., after 12 noon today, where brief funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 and followed by additional rites in the Walnut Hill church with Rev. Glover officiating. Interment in Walnut Hill cemetery under the direction of the Sharp Funeral Home, Fairchance.
Dunbar, March 25— Reuben Martin, aged 53 years of Dunbar township died Monday, March 23, from stomach trouble. Deceased has been a resident of Dunbar township all of his life, and his death was unexpected, as he was taken sick only a short time ago. He is survived by five sons and one daughter. The funeral occurred Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Interment at Franklin Cemetery.
Notes from contributor:
Born–April 6, 1851 in Dunbar
Mother–Mary E. Martin
Spouse–Mary Ann Hiles Martin
MARTIN, REUBEN,— Age 85, a resident of Lemont Furnace, died in the Golden Age Nursing Home, Brownsville, on Saturday October 5, 1974. He was born November 26, 1888 at Coolspring, a son of the late Samuel D. and Susan Springer Martin. Also preceding him in death were his wife, Ina Paull Martin, in 1961, and a son, Earl in 1971. He was a member of Coolspring Presbyterian Church and UMWA. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Elsie Pfaff of St. Mary's, Pa.; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Kathryn Wilson of Smock; one brother, James Martin of Lemont Furnace. The family will receive friends in the Andrew D. Ferguson Funeral Home, 80 Morgantown St., today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held Wednesday, time to be announced. Interment will be in Park Place Cemetery.
A Brownsville man accidentally killed himself yesterday while cleaning a rifle. Robert Martin 65, of 712 Second Ave., was shot in the heart in the accidental mishap at 5:30 p.m. He was cleaning a .22 cal. rifle at the time. Dr. Harold Will, a Brownsville physician, was called to the scene by a member of the family. Deputy Coroner George Harvey investigated. Chief County Detective William J. Long said death was caused by accidental shooting, closing the case. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and the body was taken to the Skirpan Funeral Home, Brownsville. Mr. Martin is survived by his wife, Hazel; six daughters, Evelyn, Sylvia and Mrs. Elizabeth Price, Brownsville; Mrs. Beatrice Bailey, Brownsville R.D.; Mrs. Geraldine Crawford, West Brownsville, and Mrs. Alverda Golumbeck, Frostburg, Md.; and one son, Alvin, Carmichaels.
MARTIN, ROBERT CLARK— Aged 65 years died at his home 712 Second St., Brownsville Tuesday evening, March 1, 1955 at 6 o’clock. Born March 11, 1890 in Dunbar he had been a resident of Brownsville for the past 15 years and was a retired machinist of Republic Steel. Besides his wife, Mrs. Hazel L. Martin, he is survived by the following children: Evelyn and Sylvia, both at home; Alvin, Carmichaels; Mrs. Geraldine Crawford, West Brownsville; Mrs. Beatrice Bailey, R.D., Brownsville; Mrs. Elizabeth Pierce, Brownsville; and Mrs. Alverda Golumbeck, Frostburg, Md.; also a brother, Charles Martin, Cleveland. Friends will be received in the Skirpan Funeral Home, Brownsville after 7 p.m. today. Arrangements are incomplete. Please omit flowers.
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Robert E. Martin, 35, of Dunbar, R. D. 2, died of a fractured skull Sunday afternoon when the truck in which he was riding overturned on the Dunbar-Ohiopyle road. The mishap occurred Sunday afternoon. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Connellsville State Hospital at 2:20 p.m. Martin was employed as a timber man by the Spruell Lumber Company which operates a number of sawmills in the Dunbar mountains. Martin was not working on the day of the accident that took his life because of an injury to his had sustained two weeks before. He was walking along the Dunbar road when the Ford pickup truck came along. He was offered a lift to Dunbar and got into the rear instead of the cab, which was occupied by Harold Morrison, 17, the operator and a passenger. State police said that Morrison apparently lost control ads he rounded a curve, at a point about four miles from Dunbar. The truck swerved off the right side of the road and the driver lost control in trying to get back onto the cartway. Morrison and the passenger escaped without a scratch. According to State Police, Morrison was driving without a license. Nor did the truck display an inspection sticker, they added. Morrison was released on his own recognizance pending arraignment.
A native of Dunbar, Martin was born on May 18, 1918, the son of Curtis Martin and the late Susan E. Lowry Martin. He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of Hughes Post No. 146 of the American Legion of Dunbar. Besides his father, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Virginia Martin: two small children, Curtis and Linda Sue; three brothers, Russell of Clinton, N. C., Charles of Cleveland, Ohio, and Reuben of Morrell, and six sisters, Mrs. Hazel Suden of Uniontown and Mrs. Alfred Klink, Mrs. Ruth Clements, Mrs. Eleanor Wallace, Mrs. Nina Virgilla and Miss Naomi Martin, all of Dunbar.
The funeral service will be held at Burhans funeral home at Dunbar at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon. The American Legion of Dunbar will conduct a service at the grave.
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The funeral service for Robert E. Martin of Dunbar, R.D. 2, who was killed Sunday afternoon in a motor accident, will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at Burhans Funeral Home at Dunbar. Rev. Raymond Hitchcock of Vanderbilt will be in charge. Internment in Franklin Cemetery, Dunbar. Hughes Post No. 146 of the American Legion will conduct a service at the grave.
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Harold Morrison, aged 17, of Dunbar R. D., was held responsible for the death of Robert Earl Martin, 35, of Dunbar R. D., October 25. Morrison admitted that his truck, which he bought about seven months ago, was not registered and that he was without an operator's license. His truck skidded on a highway, east of Dunbar and when he attempted to right the vehicle it overturned. Martin was thrown out and fatally injured. The jury recommended that the Rose Motor Sales, of near Connellsville, be investigated in the deal, in which it sold a truck to Morrison without the consent of his parents.
Robert F. Martin, 60, of 130 Hamilton Avenue, Vandergrift, died at 1:45 P.M. Tuesday while working at the U.S. Steel Company mill there. He was born in Connellsville but had lived at Vandergrift the past 30 years. He was a son of the late John and Clara Francis Martin. Deceased was a member of The Trinity Lutheran Church of Connellsville. Surviving are two brothers Clyde of Akron, Ohio, and Earl of Connellsville, and four sisters, Mrs. Kirk Henderickson of Portland, OR, Mrs. Estella Fest of Swan Valley, In; Mrs. C. H. Abb, of Arlington, Va. and Mrs. Chester L. Balsley of Astoria, OR. The body was taken to the McCormick funeral home where the funeral service will be held at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Rev. Richard Langsdale, his pastor will officiate. Internment in Hill Grove cemetery, Connellsville.
Robert M. Martin, 89, of the Irishtown Mountain area of Dunbar Township, died at 5:40 p.m. July 11, 2010 in the Uniontown Hospital Hospice surrounded by family and friends. He was born January 9, 1921, in the Dunbar Mountains, one of eight children of the late Dennis and Agnes (McClain) Martin. He married his childhood sweetheart, Sally Hardy Martin, before heading off to the war in 1944. Robert, like his three other brothers, was a proud Army Veteran of World War II, where he served as a Sergeant in the Combat Engineers which led him from the beaches of Normandy, France through to Berlin, Germany. He worked at the Dunbar Wire Glass and was a foreman for Gerome Manufacturing and Fruehauf Corporation before retiring. Robert was a founding member of the Irishtown Sportsman’s Club and the Dunbar Historical Society, a Past Post Commander, Dunbar American Legion, The Veterans of Foreign Wars, was a former Boy Scout Commissioner and member of the Old Time Fiddler's Association. Robert was likely best known for his participating in nearly every Memorial Day parade in Dunbar since he returned from WW II. He was knighted, along with his brother, Wayne, by France in 2007 into their Legion of Honor for his efforts during the war.
He is predeceased by wife, Sally, six brothers and sisters, Libby, Emery, Jeanette, Virginia, Perry and Donald.
Robert is survived by his son, Robert "Randy" Martin and wife, Gayle; two grandchildren: Monika and Zackary Robert; brother, Oliver "Wayne" Martin; special nieces and nephews; many cousins; his close friend, Antoinette Matthews and the caring extended family at the Uniontown Senior Life Center; especially Kara and Lee Anne.
He was always honored and blessed to have a large number of friends and family who showed him great love and affection over the years. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to any of the following worthy causes in Robert's honor: Dunbar Boy Scout Troop 180, the Dunbar Historical Society or the American Cancer Society. A virtual Memorial website has been set up and all are invited to view the many pictures and testimonials there. Go to RobertMMartin.virtual-memorials.com . Friends will be received in the BURHANS-CROUSE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Connellsville St., Dunbar, today 6-9 p.m., Wednesday 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. with Rosary at 4 p.m., Morning Prayers on Thursday in the Funeral Home at 9:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10 a.m. St. Aloysius RC Church, Dunbar with Msgr. J. Edward McCullough officiating. Military honors accorded at the graveside.
Robert Milton Martin, two-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton R. Martin of Dunbar, died of complications in the Allegheny General hospital on September 14, 1934. Robert is survived by his mother, father and one brother, Frank Edward, at home. The funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the home of the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Collins, of Shady Grove, Rev. Hamilton officiating. Burial was in the Cove Run cemetery.
Funeral services for Robert Milton Martin, two year old son on Mr. & Mrs. Milton Martin of this place, were held at the home of Mrs. Martin's mother, Mrs. Collins, at Cove Run, on Sunday afternoon with many relatives and friends in attendance. Rev. W. S. Hamilton, pastor of the local M.P. Church officiated. Internment in Cove Run Cemetery.
Robert Roy Martin, one year old, died at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Martin, at Dunbar Thursday afternoon. Besides his parents he is survived by four brothers.
Robert Sterling Martin, 18 years old, son of William S. Martin and Ruby Rist Martin, of Thompson's Crossroads, South Union Twp., died Sunday morning in Uniontown Hospital of complications. Surviving are his parents; two brothers, Glenn and Thomas, at home; his grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. John Rist of Uniontown and William K. Martin of Brownfield. The funeral service will be held at 3:30 Tuesday afternoon at the home in charge of Rev. G. Lee Fortney of New Salem. Internment will be in Franklin Cemetery at Dunbar. The pallbearers will be Charles Sneal, Oliver Moore, William Prago, Eugene Campbell, Marlin Cropp, Arthur Crago, William Nycum and Elwood Altizer.
MARTIN, ROBERT WENDELL— Age 51 years of R.D. 2, Box 53, Hopwood, (Coolspring), died suddenly Sunday, June 12, 1977 at 11:15 a.m. in the Frick Memorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant, Pa. He was a member of the Uniontown Free Methodist Church. He was an Electrician, and he belonged to the Local Union I.B.E.W. No. 5 of Pittsburgh, Pa. He was also a veteran of WW II. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Martin in 1939. He is survived by his mother, Gertrude Davison Martin of Coolspring, Pa.; his wife, Gwendolyn Weaver Martin; four sons, Robert W. Martin, II of Point Marion, Pa., Patrick L. of Smithfield, Pa., Alan Scott and Blake L. both at home, a grandson, Robert W. Martin III at home. He is also survived by three step-grandchildren, a brother, Kenneth Martin of Lower Burrell, Pa.; four sisters, Mrs. Lester (Lenore) Goodwin of Macomb, Illinois, Rev. Archie (Ruth) Mathias of Portland, Oregon, Mrs. Grafton (Sally) Fisher of Mount Pleasant, Pa. and Mrs. Robert (Emily) Detling of McKeesport, Pa. Friends are being received in the Jerome W. Shell Funeral Home, 164 South Mount Vernon Ave., today 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Rev. E. W. Cowsert officiating. Interment will follow in the Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown.
Rolla F. Martin, age 77, died at his home in Henry Clay Twp., Wednesday morning September 24,1941 at 12:15 o'clock. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs Daniel Martin, of Valley Point, W.V. He was born may 5,1864. Mr. Martin was a member of the Christian Church.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ida Belle Glover Martin, five children; Harry, Fred and Emanuel Martin, Markleysburg; Mrs. P. Boyd of Brownsville and Mrs. David VanSickle of Brownsville. Two brothers Marcellus Martin of Markleysburg and Henry Martin Valley Point, W.V. 26 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren also survive. A sister and six brothers also proceeded him in death.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 P.M. at Union Chapel Church. Burial will be in Markleysburg at St. Thomas Cemetery.
Because the distraught mother had no money to pay for a tiny white casket and because cemetery authorities would not permit a grave to be dug in the family's lot until money had been paid to the graveyard attendants, the still, flowerlike form of Russell Martin who was born last Thanksgiving Day, has been lying in his mother's home in Cleveland Avenue awaiting burial since last Saturday. The young mother, heartbroken at the death of her child, was helpless. There was no money in her purse to buy a casket. There was a plot in Park Place Cemetery, but she had no one to dig the grave. However, two boys, just 12 year old lads, who had watched Russell crawling about the house and who had possibly, held with trembling arms, the soft warm little body and responded to the baby's smile, were practical despite their grief.
They knew the baby must be buried, instead of money they had an abiding faith in human charity, so they took courage and came to town to find the money necessary for a casket, but they soon learned that not even a tiny pine box could be secured without at least $8.00. At last, they raised that much money and the casket was secured. Then, one of the donors to the fund, called the County Home and ask the steward if two men could be sent out to dig the grave in the Martin plot. This was promised and the workers journeyed to the Park Place Cemetery only to find the directors of that graveyard had reserved the right to dig all graves in the lots sold, so that once again, the young friends of the dead infant had to make a second trip to town for an additional $3.00 to pay for the digging of a tiny space in which the little body might be laid under the sod.
The case aroused no little indignation and it is probable some of the "reservations" by which the owners of the various cemeteries near town have been mulcting families having plots and graves in their respective burial grounds will be given unwelcome publicity.
A well known resident of town sent his hired man to the cemetery to clean his family's plot but not long ago, only to have the workman at the graveyard refuse to allow the man to even weed the pathway traversing the plot. Later one of the stockholders of the company reproached this particular man because the graves were grown up with weeds!
Other abuses reported by men and women who have relatives buried in Uniontown cemeteries are numerous and there is growing up here, according to tales brought into the News Standard office, a decided sentiment against the management of the various graveyards.
Note from contributor:
Born–25 Nov 1914
Died–24 Jul 1915
Mrs. Ruth Martin, 47, of LaBelle, died at her home Saturday night, March 7, 1942, at 6:10 o’clock following a short illness. Surviving are her husband, David Martin; a brother Frank Liggins of Chicago; and two sisters, Hattie of Chicago and Annie of Troy. The body will be removed Tuesday night from the Kisinger Funeral Home, Brownsville to the family residence where funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rev. Fred Williams of LaBelle, will officiate. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Sally K Hardy Martin, 70, of Dunbar, died Sunday, February 6, 1995, at Lafayette Manor, Uniontown. She was born Dec 10, 1924, in Dunbar, the daughter of Amzi and Henriettta Shipley Hardy. She was formerly employed by the Social Security Board and was an inspector for Armstrong Corl Co. She also worked as a private duty licensed practical nurse. She was a member of the St Aloysius Roman Catholic Church and the church's alter and rosary society.
Surviving are her husband, Robert M. "Bob" Martin of Dunbar; a son, Robert Marshall "Randy" Martin of Shenandoah, VA; a granddaughter; three brothers, William "Bill" Hardy of Dunbar, Wilbur "Bud" Hardy of Akon, Ohio, Edward "Ed' Hardy of Monarch; two sisters, Mrs. Chris (Effie) Hughes of Dunbar and Mrs. Robert (Emma) Schwening of Arkron, Ohio and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother Donald E. Hardy.
One of Coolspring's oldest residents passed away Thursday morning when Samuel Martin, 80, died in his home at 1 o'clock following an illness of only one week. He is survived by his widow, Susan Springer Martin, and the following children: Albert and James, at home; Reuben Martin, Coolspring; Mrs. Katherine Wilson, Keister; Mrs. Samuel Guseman, Coolspring. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Funeral services for Samuel Martin will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at his late home. Burial will be in Park Place Cemetery. Mr. Martin, in addition to his wife and children, is survived by 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Reuben of Bruceton Mills and James of near Uniontown, also survive.
Notes from contributor:
Samuel Martin was the son of Samuel C. and Sarah Lane Martin.
His son Samuel Albert "Bert" "Skinny" was born 28 August 1885
and died 17 October 1961 he married Ina Bradford August 16, 1912.
Reuben "Dick" b. Nov 1887 in Coolspring, married Ina in 1908
Catherine J. born Mar 1890 married Clark G. Wilson
Bessie P. born July 1892 Coolspring married Samuel Guseman
James R. born 21 Dec 1894 died 29 Apr 1985
Samuel G. Martin, 59, died Thursday night, February 6, 1930, at his home in Dunbar following a long illness. For the past 30 years Mr. Martin had been a furniture dealer in Dunbar and as such made and held a host of friends throughout the county. He was a native of Dawson. Mr. Martin was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church as well as the Dunbar Odd Fellows and the Royal Arcanum.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bell M. Martin, and one granddaughter, Joan Martin. He is also survived by the following brothers and sisters; Andrew Martin, Somerset; Frank Martin, New Stanton; Walter and Charles Martin, Mrs. Dora Stroud and Miss Effie Martin all of Dunbar.
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the home with the Rev. Harry H. Humbert, pastor of the Dunbar Methodist Episcopal church, officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery, Uniontown.
Note from contributor:
Born 27 Mar 1871 in Dunbar Died 6 Feb 1930
Son of John Bibson Martin and Surma Bryson Martin
Son William S. Martin
Grandson John Martin
Samuel Robert Martin, 78, died Thursday morning at 9:20 o'clock in his home at Coolspring after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth J. Martin and the following children; Rev. Samuel Martin, Philadelphia; Roy, Robert and James Martin, Uniontown; Rev. Edward Martin, Moorefield, W.Va.; two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Burnett, Bridgeport, Mrs. Lelia G. Jackson, Youngstown, O., and 10 grandchildren. Funeral service will be Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Uniontown, leaving the residence at 1 o'clock Saturday.
Sarah E. Martin
Sarah E. Martin, 91, of Bullskin Township, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at her home. She was born Nov. 28, 1915, in Bullskin Township, a daughter of the late William and Kathleen Miller Spaugy. Mrs. Martin was a graduate of the former Ramsay High School, Mt. Pleasant, and she worked as a cafeteria employee for the Connellsville Area School District for many years. She was a charter member of the Pleasant Valley Grange. Among her hobbies, she greatly enjoyed cooking and baking. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Walter A. Martin, on July 15, 2006; a daughter, Janet Marlene Welsh; one son, Kenneth Martin; four sisters, Ruth Lankey, Louise Moore, Betty Moore and Irene Detling; and four brothers, Stanton, Reid, Paul and Samuel Spaugy. She is survived by three sons, James G. Martin and his wife, Ruth Ann, Allen M. Martin and his wife, Carol, and Kevin D. Martin and his wife, Kathy, all of Bullskin Township; nine grandchildren, Daniel Welsh and his wife, Cindy, Mary Beth Hart and her husband, Larry, David A. Martin, Douglas C. Martin, Jason W. Martin, Lee Martin and his wife, Beth, Tim Martin, Kaitlin Martin and Zachary Martin; and six great-grandchildren, Erin, Daniel, Shawn, Leslie, Tanner and Todd. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant, where services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Joseph Wingrove Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville. To sign the guest registry please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.
The funeral for Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Martin, 75 years old, who died Saturday morning at the family home at Coolspring, will be held Tuesday. The cortège will meet at the home at 8 o’clock and requiem high mass will follow at St. John's Roman Catholic Church at Uniontown in charge of Rev. Father McCullough. Interment will be in Park Place Cemetery, Uniontown in charge of Funeral Director James T. Burhans of Dunbar.
Mrs. Martin’s death came within three weeks of that of her son, Kenneth P. Martin. She was the wife of Charles P. Martin, who survives together with seven sons and daughters.
Sarah Ellen Martin, aged 65 years, died at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday evening, December 18, 1934 in her home at Pechin, near Dunbar. She is survived by the following children; James T. Martin of Amend; Mrs. Edward Holland, Ferguson; Mrs. Harry Dean, Amend; Mrs. Harry Burnsworth, Hopwood; Harry Martin, Smock; Earl Martin and Mrs. Marybelle Nicklow, both of Pechin; Mrs. Violet Briner, Dunbar, and 22 grandchildren.
Following brief services in the residence Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock additional rites will be solemnized at 2 o'clock in the Dunbar Methodist Protestant Church with Rev. David Minerd of Connellsville and Rev. William Hamilton, church pastor, officiating. Burial Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Note from contributor:
Died of pneumonia
Residence at the time of her death was Snuff Hill, Dunbar.
She was a member of the Methodist Protestant church.
Is said to be full blooded Blackfoot Indian.
Mrs. Susan Martin, 86, died in her home in Coolspring, Thursday morning, at 5 a.m. She had been a life long resident of the community. Surviving are four sons: John Martin of Seattle Washington; Albert, Reuben and James of Coolspring; two daughters, Mrs. Clark Wilson of Keisterville and Mrs. Bessie Guseman of Coolspring; 21 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the home Sunday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. H. W. Van Valin of the Uniontown Free Methodist Church will officiate. Burial in Park Place Cemetery, Uniontown under the direction of J. T. Burhans of Dunbar.
Note from contributor:
Husband–Samuel Albert Martin
Mother–Margaret Martin Springer
MARTIN, SUSAN— Friends are being received in the Maykuth Funeral Home, Masontown today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m. Prayer services at the funeral home Saturday morning at 9 a.m. followed by a Requiem High Mass at 9:30 in St. Mary’s R. C. Church, Leckrone, with Rev. Fr. Joseph Hinelyne as celebrant. Interment in the church cemetery.
Teresa MARTIN died in 1959. Her obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
Source: McKeesport Daily News, April 8, 1959
Name: Mrs. Teresa Martin
Address 417 Pasedan Dr., Port Vue
Birth: Aug 15, 1911
Parents: Stephen Doyle & Mrs. Jennie Lynch Doyle
Survivors: Husband, Leroy F. Martin, mother, two daughters: Mrs. Mary Louise Fey of McKeesport & Mrs. Rose Marie Martin. Two sons: Willard Martin of Lincoln Place & Merle Duane Martin. Four grandchildren and sister: Mrs. Jean Kartalia of Homestead.
Church Membership: St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glassport
Burial: Jefferson Memorial Park
Thomas Jefferson Martin, 71 years old, died suddenly of a heart attack Friday at his home, 409 Hill street. He was born October 19, 1870. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lillian Martin, and the following children: Mrs. Myrtle Miner and Mrs. Viola Jones, both of Connellsville, Raymond Martin of Stockton, Cal., and William Martin, at home. He also leaves a brother, William Martin of this city, 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was the father-in-law of Albert Clyde Miner whoses death occurred Thursday night at Connellsville State Hospital. The body has been removed to the Miner residence at 340 East Gibson avenue where a double funeral will be conducted at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, Rev. Elmer A. Schultz, pastor of the First United Bretheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Hill Grove Cemetery in charge of Funeral Director Charles A. McCormick.
Notes from contributor:
Middle name—– name in obituary is Jefferson but other documents state it was Jennings
Double funeral services will be held at the home Sunday for Thomas J. Martin, of Connellsville, found dead of a heart attack yesterday, and his son-in-law, A. Clyde Miner. Rev. E. A. Schultz will officiate.
Thomas Joseph Martin, age 62, of Dunbar died Thursday in Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was a self-employed owner and operator of a trucking service. A veteran of WW II and a member of the St. Aloysius R.C. Church in Dunbar. Surviving are his wife, Catherine Mosco Martin: four daughters, Kathleen Takac, Dunbar, Lynn Sumey, Cincinnati, Ohio, Mary Marra, Dunbar and Lisa Martin at home; three grandchildren.
MARTIN, VICTORIA JEAN—Aged 2 months, died in the family home on Pechin Road, Dunbar, Friday, October 19, 1945 at 8:45 a.m. Surviving are the parents, Harold and Martha Wadsworth Martin; one sister, Shirley. Friends are being received in the home of Mrs. Gertrude Martin, Pechin Road, Dunbar where services will be held, Monday, October 22, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Walter J. Martin of Kecksburg officiating. Internment in Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown, under the direction of the A. D. Ferguson Funeral Home, Uniontown.
Virginia Martin, 23, of house #27, Youngstown (near Shady Grove), died at 1:45 o'clock this morning at her home. She was a daughter of Blanche Landman Martin and the late C. M. Martin. Deceased attended North Union Township Schools and was employed for three years by The Anchor Hocking Glass Corp. She had been employed by the Keystone Fireworks at Dunbar until November of last year. Surviving besides her mother are the following brothers and sisters, Merle C. of Youngstown, Frank at home, Donald R. and Lawrence of Pittsburgh, Mrs. Thelma Vanorsdale of Connellsville, Mrs. Roberta Baker and Mrs. Helen Glass of Mount Braddock. The funeral service will be held Wednesday afternoon with a prayer at the home at 2 o'clock followed at 2:30 o'clock with services at the Mount Braddock Church, in charge of Rev. John C. Stoner, pastor of the East End E. U. B. Church, and Rev. W. A. Lineberger, pastor of the Mount Braddock Church. Interment will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Dunbar.
Walter A. Martin
Connellsville (Bullskin Twp.)
Walter A. Martin, 93, of Connellsville (Bullskin Township), died Saturday, July 15, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1913, in Bullskin Township, a son of the late Percy L. and Catherine Lauffrey Martin. Mr. Martin was formerly employed at Gatlings Auto Stores and at Agway. He was a charter member of the Bullskin Township Lions Club and a member of the NRA and the Pleasant Valley Grange. Mr. Martin was a member and former president of the Bullskin Township School Board and he served with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting, fishing and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Spaugy Martin, to whom he would have been married 70 years in October; three children, James G. Martin and his wife, Ruth Ann, Allen Mark Martin and his wife, Carol, and Kevin D. Martin and his wife, Kathy, all of Bullskin Township; nine grandchildren, David A. Martin, Douglas C. Martin, Jason W. Martin, Lee Martin and his wife, Beth, Tim Martin, Kaitlin E. Martin, Zachary Martin, Daniel Welsh Jr. and his wife, Cindy, and Mary Beth Hart and her husband, Larry; six great-grandchildren, Shawn, Leslie, Erin, Daniel, Tanner and Todd; and a brother, Percy Martin, of Michigan. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Kenneth Martin; a daughter, Janet Marlene Welsh; three brothers, Earl, Francis "Dutch" and David L. Martin; and a sister, Ruth Mangus. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 406 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Joseph Wingrove Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville. To sign the guest registry, please visit www.brooksfuneralhomes.com.
Walter Kenneth Martin, 11 month old son of Mr. & Mrs. Walter A. Martin, of the Breakneck Road, East Connellsville, PA, died Sunday at his home of pneumonia. In addition to his parents he leaves one sister, Janet Marlene, at home and his grandparents Mr. & Mrs. William Spauggy and Mr. & Mrs. P. L. Martin. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the home in charge of Glenn Hall, pastor of the Church Of Christ of Scottdale. Burial will be in the Dickerson Run Cemetery.
Walter Lee Martin, twin brother of John Willard Martin who died Wednesday, and both infants sons of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Martin of East Connellsville, died at 6:10 o’clock this morning of pneumonia, the same illness that claimed the life of his twin brother. The twins, hardly more than a month old, had been sick less than two weeks. In addition to the parents, one brother, Donald George Martin, survives. The twins were grandsons of Mrs. Anna Martin of Poplar street and F. L. Freed of East End. A double funeral was held this afternoon with a private service conducted at the home by Rev. William J. Ritchey, pastor of the Mount Olive United Brethren Church, in charge. Burial was made in Mount Olive Cemetery.
Willard F. MARTIN died in 2001. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(8)
Name: Willard F. MARTIN, died in 2001
Born: Brownsville, Pennsylvania
Death date: September 7, 2001
Place of death: Jefferson, Pennsylvania
Parents: William Frederick and Tillie Jane Hertzog Martin
Survivors: Spouse Anna Mae Pierce Martin; sons, Robert W., Willard Zane; daughter, Shelby Joann Nakutis; sisters, Emma Carr, Lida Marin; brothers, Wallace Martin and George Martin
Funeral Service: S. M. Finney Funeral Home, Inc., Clairton, Pennsylvania
Burial: Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
William B. Martin, 66, a member of one of the oldest and most prominent families of Perry Township, died at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning, December 11, 1935, in his farm near Star Junction. Death climaxed an illness of two weeks. Surviving are his widow, Lena Wallace Martin; four sons; Jasper, Gilbert, Emerson and Ewing Martin all residents of Perry Township; two brothers; Thomas and Charles R. Martin and two sisters, Miss Cora Martin and Mrs. Eva Lewis, all of Perry Township. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the residence in charge of Rev. Walter McCulloch of the Flatwoods Baptist Church. Burial will be Mt. Washington Cemetery, Perry Township.
Note from contributor:
Fayette Co Marriage Licence # 3118
Buried–Buried Section F Row 4 Lot 18
William E. Martin, 70, of Uniontown, PA, died Monday, April 1, 1996, in the Allegheny Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born February 24, 1926, in Uniontown, the son of Harry C and Floribel Arensberg Martin. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, James A. Martin. Mr. Martin was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church, was formerly the director of the Uniontown Concert and served with the U.S. Navy in WWII. He formerly owned Martin's Bakery for 25 years and worked for Fike’s dairy, as a dispatcher until his retirement in 1990. Mr. Martin is survived by his wife of 46 years, Betty Sesler Martin; a son, William Elton Martin of Mesa, AZ; a daughter Shelly Martin Bush of Greensburg; one grandson William Martin Bush; one brother, Harry R. "Jack" Martin of Naples, Florida; and one sister, Delores Martin Kearns of Leesburg, VA. The family will receive friends in the Andrew D. Ferguson Funeral Home, today from 2 to 4 and & 7 to 9 p.m., and on Thursday April 4, 1996 until 11 a.m., the hour of service, with Rev. David F. Keller officiating. Interment will follow. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Asbury Methodist Church.
William H. Martin, about 74 years old, of Bedford, Ohio, a former resident of Dickerson Run, died Wednesday at his home. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Annie Strauch Martin; three sons, James, Ray, George, and two daughters, Mrs. Etta Shunaman and Mrs. Gladys Tuttle of Cleveland, Ohio. He was employed by the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad while he resided in Dickerson Run. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Frank B. Galley Funeral Home in Dawson. Burial will be in Dickerson Run Union Cemetery.
MARTIN, WILLIAM H. (BEANIE)— Friends are being received in the Victor A. DeCarlo Funeral Home, 136 N. Gallatin Ave. today until 11 a.m., the hour of service. Rev. Samuel Show and Rev. Virginia Show will officiate. Interment in Park Place Cemetery.
William Henry MARTIN died in 1893. His obit was contributed to the Fayette County USGenWeb Project.(3)
The Uniontown Standard - Setember 27,1893
THROUGH THE HEART
Young William Martin's Sudden Death This Morning
While examining a revolver at his home in Dunbar it was discharged. Fears that his mother will lose Her Reason from grief-
Dunbar, Sept 27 - (special) William Martin, a thirteen -year-old son, of James C. Martin of this place, accidently shot himself through the heart this morning at 9 a.m. with a revolver he was handlking. The boy went to a bureau and in looking through the contents of one of the drawers found a 32 cal revolver that was loaded. He took it out and was examining it when it was discharged, the ball passing directly through his heart.Death resulted almost instantly
The shot brought the members of the household to the scene, but nothing could be done for the wounded lad and he died inhis mothers arms. His mother is wild with grief and it is feared she will lose her reason over the accident.
DOWN IN DUNBAR - HERALD STANDARD FRIDAY SEPT 29,1893
WILLIE MARTIN'S FUNERAL - .
Dunbar- , September 29-- The remains of Willie Martin, who met such a sad accident on Wednesday, were interred in Franklin Cemetery today. The funeral was largely attended by friends and relatives. The Harper School which he attended , was dismissed and the scolars attended in a body headed by their teacher, after forming a line at the school building. Services were held at the homeat 2 o'clock by Rev. A.J. Rush, pastor at teh M.P. Church. The pallbearers were chosen from among his playmates of about his own age and were as follows: John Tracy,James Foltz, Alex CAmpbell, James Ainsley, Thomas McKee , HArry Ellenberger. The biy is everywhere spoken of as a well mannered lad always in good humor and is missed by all.
MARTIN, WILLIAM K.— Age 83 years, formerly of Dunbar, died Tuesday, May 7, 1957 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Minerd of Canton, Ohio, with whom he made his home the past six years. He was born in Dunbar, January 7, 1874. Surviving besides Mrs. Minerd is one daughter, Mrs. Loretta Patterson of Hopwood and seventeen grandchildren and twenty-five great- grandchildren. Friends are being received at Burhans Funeral Home, Dunbar, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday with Rev. J. D. Schrecengost officiating. Interment will be in Franklin cemetery.
William L. (Billy) Martin, 77, of 92 Connellsville St., a past commander of the Spanish American War Veterans here, died at 9:30 Friday night, April 14, 1950, in the U. S. Veterans Hospital at Aspinwall where he had been a patient since last September.He was a member of the Jr. O.U.A.M., the Redmen, the Modern Woodmen and of Calvary Methodist church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Anna L.; these children: Earl W., St. Clairsville, O.; Carmella Anderson, Curtisville; Lucius, Fair Oaks; James M., in service at Washington, D. C.; Betty J. Donaldson, Columbus, O. and William, Jr., of Dayton, O. He also leaves nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a brother, James and a sister, Minnie, both of Uniontown.
MARTIN, WILLIAM L. (BILLY) aged 77 of 92 Connellsville St., died in the U. S. Veterans Hospital, Aspinwall, Friday, April 14, 1950 at 9:30 p. m. He was a member and past com mander of the United Spanish War veterans and a member of the Cal vary Methodist Church, Jr. O.U.A.M., Red Men and Modern Woodmen. Sur viving are his wife. Mrs. Anna L. Martin and these children, Earl W. of St. Clairsville, Ohio; John of Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Carmella Anderson of Curtisville; Lucius of Fair Oaks; Sgt James with U. S. Air Corps. Washington. D. C.; Betty J. Donaldson of Columbus, Ohio; William J. of Dayton, Ohio; the brother and one sister James and Minnie Martin of Uniontown. Friends are being received in the Ferguson Funeral Home. 80 Morgantown St., where services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, April 18 at 2 o'clock with Dr. E. J. Keifer officiating. Interment will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. The United Spanish War Veterans will conducted services in the funeral home this evening at 8 o'clock. Military rites at the graveside. Friends are being received in the Ferguson Funeral Home, 80 Morgantown St., where services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, April 18, at 2 o'clock with Dr. E. J. Keifer officiating. Interment will be in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. The United Spanish War Veterans will conducting services in the funeral home this evening at 8 o'clock. Military rites at the graveside.
MARTIN, WILLIAM P.— Age 70 years, of 242 Cleveland Ave., Uniontown, Pa., died Monday, June 12, 1967, at 6:30 p.m., in the Uniontown Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Zurko Martin, in 1961 and two brothers, Thomas and James. Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Albert (Margret) Andra, Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Marie Duna, Los Angeles, Calif., John Samko, Pompano Beach, Fla., Mrs. Harold (Dorothy) Crossland, Uniontown, Miss Ruth Martin, at home, Thomas, of Homestead Falls, Ohio, Henry John, of Uniontown, James, of Cleveland, Ohio and Mrs. Eugene (Patricia) Johnson, Cleveland, Ohio; twenty five grandchildren and four great grandchildren; a nephew, William Martin of Uniontown; one sister, Mrs. Lloyd (Hattie) Strohm, Landsdale, Pa. He was a member of the Christ Methodist Church, Uniontown and the Leland Bible Class. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Haky Funeral Home, Uniontown, are incomplete and will be announced later.
William S. Martin, 59, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Dunbar, died unexpectedly Monday morning. He was born 17 June 1906 in Dunbar, a son of the late Samuel and Martha Belle Patterson Martin. He owned a furniture store and later a general store in Dunbar. He had been an insurance agent in Pittsburgh. Surviving are his widow Mrs. Mary Groff Martin; a daughter Mrs. Joan McMahon of Silver Spring, MD, a son William G. Martin of Library and five grandchildren. The body will be at the Readshaw funeral home, Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, where the funeral service will be held Thursday. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown.
Sister M. Martina, superintendent on the Mercy hospital, Pittsburg from 1903 to 1909, and at the time of her death superior of St. Mary’s convent, Pittsburgh, died Sunday in Mercy hospital following a week’s illness. Before becoming a Sister of Mercy she was Miss Jane Byrne, a daughter of the late Bernard and Jane Byrne of Pittsburg. She spent four years as an instructor at St. Xavier’s academy at Beatty.
Martinak , Emilene 73
Perryopolis, Formerly of North Versailles
Emilene (Bellone) Martinak Perryopolis Emilene (Bellone) Martinak, 73, of Perryopolis, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, after a long and courageous battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome. She was born on April 20, 1939, in Jeannette, the daughter of late Emil Bellone and Virginia (Caputo) Bellone Costa. She loved life and lived it to the fullest, shopping, going to bingo, the casinos and bowling. The most precious of life's gifts to her was her family, including her husband, children and especially her granddaughter. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Charles Martinak; a son, Charles J. Martinak III and wife, Janet, of Rehrersburg, Pa.; daughter, Trina Curcio and husband, Chris, of Perryopolis; granddaughter, Emi Curcio; one sister, Patricia Regal and husband, Ron; nieces, Michele Bair and husband, Gene, Debbie Sauritch and husband, Brian; and numerous great-nephews and cousins. Emilene was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Donna Spadafore; and stepfather, Camer Costa. Friends will be received in the BLAIR-LOWTHER FUNERAL HOME INC., 305 Rear Independence St., Perryopolis, PA, 15473, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, where a prayer service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the funeral home with Father Anthony Ditto as celebrant. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Perryopolis, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.
Martinak , Michael C. 67
Michael Carl Martinak, 67, of Perryopolis, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at 4:40 p.m. Born July 1, 1947, in Perryopolis, he was the son of the late Michael and Anna Berklovich Kish. A lifelong resident of Perryopolis, Mr. Martinak was Catholic by faith and a member of the Perryopolis Sokols. He was retired from Local Union 66 Operating Engineers, where he worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator. He is survived by a son and daughter- in-law, Michael and Ellen Martinak of Haddon Township, N.J.; two daughters and son-in-law, Lori and Kevin Maloney of Washington Township, Andrea Martinak of Washington Township; ex-wife, Donna Martinak of Washington Township; three brothers, Thomas Martinak, Donald "JoJo" Martinak, Charles "Sonny" Martinak; two sisters, Dolores Onusko, Theresa Dosky; and six grandchildren, Tara Martinak, Jason Martinak, Michael Martinak, Keeley Maloney, Ian Maloney and Rogan Maloney. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Martinak. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at 1 p.m. in St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Perryopolis, with the Rev. Msgr. Roger A. Statnick as celebrant. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the PARZYNSKI FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATIONS, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Ave., Belle Vernon, 724-929-6183. Condolences accepted at the funeral home's website,