Helen E. MartinDecember 2, 1921 ~ February 7, 2017 (age 95)
Helen E. Martin went to be with her Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Mennonite Home, Lancaster. Born December 2, 1921 in Churchtown, Cumberland County, she was the daughter of the late Cyrus and Anna Niesley. Helen was the wife of the late Rev. J. Earl Martin Jr.
Helen was a Pastor’s wife and homemaker. She was a longtime member of Mount Pleasant Brethren in Christ Church. Helen was an avid gardener and enjoyed singing.
Helen is survived by five children, Jean E. Paulus, wife of Denver of West Milton, OH, Jane Brubaker of Mechanicsburg, Galen R. Martin, husband of Nancy (Kopp) of Mount Joy, Betty L. Lehman, wife of Robert of Dillsburg and J. Bruce Martin, husband of Heike (Quiring) of Mount Joy; fourteen grandchildren; twenty eight great grandchildren; a brother, Arthur Niesley of York; and a sister, Ruth Zercher of Mechanicsburg.
A funeral service will be held at Mount Pleasant Brethren in Christ Church, 1756 Mount Pleasant Road, Mount Joy on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3 PM. Family and friends will be received at the church before the service from 1:30 PM to 3 PM. Interment will follow in Mount Pleasant Brethren in Christ Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mount Pleasant Brethren in Christ Church, 1756 Mount Pleasant Road, Mount Joy, PA 17552 or Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.