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Martha M. Ebersole

1930 ~ 2018 (age 87)

            Martha M. Ebersole, age 87, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. She lived most of her life in Mount Joy and recently lived in Rheems. She was the daughter of the late Norman S. and Martha N. Ebersole. She is survived by sisters; Elizabeth (Betty) Rutt, wife of the late Leroy Rutt, Mildred Gehman, wife of the late Lester Gehman and Lois Rettew, wife of the late Robert Rettew. Martha was preceded in death by a brother, Wilbur Ebersole, husband of Jeanette Breneman Ebersole.

            She had 14 nieces and nephews who were family to her, one preceded her in death.

            Martha graduated from the former East Donegal Township High School in 1949. She worked 23 years at Union Community Bank and 15 years at Clearview Diner, both in Mount Joy. She had a gift shop in her home selling merchandise for Mennonite Central Committee. Martha also sold Shakely products from her home.

            Martha was a lifetime member of Mount Joy Mennonite Church where she served the youth in her early years.

            A memorial service will be held at the Mount Joy Mennonite Church, 320 Musser Road, Mount Joy on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 3 PM. Family and friends will be received at the church following the service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mennonite Central Committee, PO Box 500, Akron, PA 17501 or Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604. 

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