The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 28, 2013

Paul Hoover Martin, 83, Lewisburg


The Daily Item

— LEWISBURG — Paul Hoover Martin, 83, of 3610 Buffalo Road since 1974, entered into rest at 3:35 a.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, at the Kramm Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Milton.

He was born Nov. 14, 1929, in New Holland, a son of the late Abram Z. and Anna (Hoover) Martin. On Nov. 18, 1954, in Lancaster County, he married Ella Mae Martin, who survives.

Paul was a self-employed farmer his entire life.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of 58 years, are two sons and one daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Dawn Martin, of New Berlin, and Alvin E. Martin, of London; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Pauline and Daniel Reiff, of Lewisburg, Ruth Ann and Peter Bunton, of Lititz, Linda and Daniel Meuleners, of Harleysville, and Kathy Persun, of Mifflinburg; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Abram H. and Mabel Martin, of Latham, Mo., Alvin H. and Ada Martin, of Shiloh, Ohio, Isaac H. and Eva Martin, of Fortuna, Mo., and Jonathan H. and Ada Martin, of New Holland; one sister and brother-in-law, Mary H. and Elmer Burkholder, of Leola; two sisters-in-law, Mary Martin, of New Holland, and Sarah Martin, of Versailles; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ben F. Martin and C. Walter Martin.

Family and friends are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.

A graveside service will be conducted privately at the convenience of the family.