Hazel Fern Martin,
81, of Danville PA went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 15, 2017
at her residence. She was born November 5, 1935 in Greensburg PA, the
daughter of the late Wilfred and Hazel Viola Carr Fry.
She received her
Bachelorís and her Masterís degree in Education from the University of
Pittsburgh. Upon graduation, she taught elementary school for several years
in the Wilkinsburg and Loyalsock School Districts.
She was a member
of First Baptist Church Danville PA. She volunteered with the Geisinger
Medical Center Auxiliary and the Good Samaritan Mission. She faithfully
attended Silver Sneakers and enjoyed dinner meetings with the
Danville/Tri-County After 5 Club.
accomplishment in life was parenting and nurturing her four children. She
was the picture of humility, warmth, love and sincerity. Her greatest
enjoyment was spending time with her family whom she adored.
She is survived by
three sons; Jack Martin of Lewisburg PA, Jim Martin and his wife Becky of
State College PA and David Martin and his wife Terri of Hummelstown PA and
one daughter, Susan OíMalley and her husband Patrick of Ellicott City MD.
Also surviving are 12 grandchildren; Nate, Claire, Olivia, Sophie, Stan,
Maddie, Kyle, Nick, Catherine, Patrick, Caitlin, and Maureen. She is also
survived by one sister, Donna Lopes of Greensburg PA.
She was preceded
in death by one sister, Winnie Papier.
friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Fernís Life to be held on
Friday, June 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church 20 Brookside Drive
(off 642E) Danville, PA 17821 with the Reverend Dawes J. Dunham
officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
The family will
provide flowers. In Fernís memory, memorial contributions may be made to The
Good Samaritan Mission P.O. Box 114 Danville, PA 17821
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA.www.visneski.com