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Lena Z. Martin, 90, of Mifflinburg for the past 3 years, formerly of Lancaster County, entered into rest at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at her daughter's residence.
She was born June 22, 1925, in East Earl Township, Lancaster County, a daughter of the late Ivan S. and Magdalena (Zimmerman) Martin. On Nov. 29, 1945, in East Earl Township, she married David H. Martin, who preceded her in death on March 1, 2007.
Lena was homemaker. She was a member of New Holland Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference.
Lena is survived by eight sons and daughters-in-law, Ivan Martin, of Richfield, David and Wilma Martin, of New Bethlehem, Earl and Mary Martin, of Mifflinburg, Ervin and Darlene Martin, of Richfield, LeRoy and Vera Martin, of Shunk, Lloyd and Marilyn Martin, of Leola, James and Thelma Martin, of New Holland, Allen and Pauline Martin, of Swengel; three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Harry Garman, of Narvon, Verna and Reuben Reiff, of Mifflinburg, Lena and Ivan B. Martin, of Mifflinburg; one daughter-in-law, Erma Martin, of Stevens; one brother and sister-in-law, Amos and Esther Martin, of East Earl; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Katie and Edwin Nolt, and Esther Hoover, both of Brownstown; three sisters-in-law, Annie Martin, of Ind., Frances Martin, of East Earl, and Mary Martin, of Epharta; 65 grandchildren; and 187 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Harlan Martin, on Aug. 10, 2015; one daughter-in-law, Arlene Martin, on Feb. 7, 2013; one granddaughter, Sarah Martin; and four great-grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 2 to 4 p.m and from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the residence of Ivan and Lena Martin, 100 Martin Drive, Mifflinburg. Additional viewing and services will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the New Holland Mennonite Church, E. Huyard Rd., New Holland, with the Bishop Titus H. Martin officiating.
Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.
Published on May 27, 2016
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