Vera S. Martin


Vera S. Martin, 78, of Port Trevorton, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at her home.
She was the wife of Arthur S. Martin who survives. The couple were married for 58 years at the time of her passing.
She was born Jan. 27, 1941, in Ephrata, the daughter of the late John B. and Anna W. (Sensenig) Auker.

Vera was a member of Snyder County Mennonite Conference Church-Riverview District, Liverpool.

In addition to her husband, Vera is survived by eight children, Carolyn and Ezra Brubaker of Missouri, Daryl and Mary Ann Martin of Indiana, Pa., Keith and Annie Martin, Teresa and David Martin, Sharon and John R. Martin, Edward Martin, Richard and Christina Martin of New York, and Anthony Martin; 48 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters, James Auker, Alvin and Mabel Auker, Arlene and Roy Horst, Florence and Lloyd Martin, Mabel Zimmerman, Nora and Roy Brubaker, and John and Nancy Auker; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Erma and Isaac Martin, Arlene Martin, Ernest and Edna Martin, Rachel and David Smoker, and Mae Martin; and many nieces and nephews.

Vera was preceded in death by two grandsons, Calvin Martin and Alan Martin; one brother and sister-in-law, Arthur and Edna Auker; one sister-in-law, Ruth Auker; one brother-in-law, Caleb Zimmerman; brothers and sisters-in-law, Nevin and Mary Martin, Roy and Eva Martin, and Lester and Gladys Martin.

Friends and family are invited to the viewing from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at the home of Stephen and Lucille Martin, 464 Hill Top Road, Port Trevorton. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 17, at the family home, 534 Hill Top Road, Port Trevorton, with further services at 9 a.m. at Snyder County Mennonite Conference Church-Riverview District, Oriental Road and Old Trail Road, Liverpool.
Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills have been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published on June 12, 2019
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