Leah K. Martin

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Leah K. Martin, age 73 years, 2 months and 20 days, of the Town of Mayville passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at her residence with her family by her side under the tender care of hospice.

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Sunny Ridge Mennonite Church in the Town of Mayville. Her final resting place will be at the church cemetery.  Nelson Newswanger, Roy Sauder, Mahlon Shirk and Abner Oberholtzer will officiate. Pallbearers will be Elam Shirk, Adam Martin, Leon Martin and Norman Martin.  Visitation will be on Friday, December 27, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at her residence (W1171 Pine Road).

Leah was born on October 4, 1946 in Lancaster County, PA, the daughter of Joseph F. and Leah Z. (Kilmer) Hursh. She was united in marriage to Melvin M. Martin on May 25, 1967.

Leah is survived by her husband, Melvin M. Martin; her nine children: Miriam H. (Elam) Shirk, Naomi H. (Adam) Martin, Jason H. (Barb) Martin, Joseph H. (Marlene) Martin, Julia H. (Alphonso) Jones, Paul H. (Emma) Martin, Lois H. (Leon) Martin, Dorcas H. (Norman) Martin and John H. (Shawna) Martin; and 42grandchildren.  She is further survived by two brothers: Morris M. (RuthAnn) Hursh and Joseph K. (Mary) Hursh; and a sister-in-law, Mabel S. Hursh.

She is preceded in death by two stillborn daughters; her parents: Leah Z. and Joseph F. Hursh and a brother, William M. Hursh.