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Merle Eshleman Martin of Smithsburg, MD, died December 1, 2022 at his home; aged 89 years, 3 months, and 23 days. Born August 7, 1933 in Smithsburg, MD, he was the son of the late Deacon Jacob and Amanda (Eshelman) Martin. He was a member of Pondsville Mennonite Church. He is survived by his wife, Mabel Irene Martin of 68 years; four children, Ronald L Martin and his wife Kathleen of Williamsburg, PA; Marie A. (Martin) Lehman and her husband Kenneth of Shippensburg, PA; J. Elwood Martin and his wife Phebe of Smithsburg, MD; Wilmer R. Martin and his wife Elaine of Myerstown, PA; 24 grandchildren and 79 great grandchildren; and Gregory Barnes, a close family friend. He was preceded in death by one son, Randall L. Martin; 2 grandsons; 3 brothers, Charles E. Martin, Harold E. Martin, Allen E. Martin, and 2 sisters, Alice E. (Martin) Miller, and Retha E. (Martin) Miller. Visiting hours will be held at Stouffers Mennonite Church on December 5, 2022 between 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. The funeral will be at Stouffers Mennonite Church on December 6, 2022 at 10:00 am with a viewing 1 hour before the service. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD.

Posted online on December 02, 2022

Published in The Record Herald

Service Information

Visitation

Stouffers Mennonite Church
December 05, 2022 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Visitation

Stouffers Mennonite Church
December 05, 2022 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Funeral

Stouffers Mennonite Church
December 06, 2022 at 10:00 AM