Dorothy Mae Martin, 87, formerly of East Petersburg, died peacefully on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Brethren Village. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Landis L. and Ella Mae Zug Metzler. A home maker, she was the wife of the late Ervin H. Martin who died in January of this year. Dorothy was an active and faithful member of the East Petersburg Mennonite Church. She was also a member of the East Petersburg Historical Society, and a lifetime member of the East Petersburg Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing.
Surviving is a son, Gerald L. husband of Mary Stouffer Martin of Lancaster, four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, a sister, M. Geraldine wife of Lloyd L. Goss of Manheim, and a sister-in-law, Gladys Metzler of Lancaster. Preceding her in death is a son, Donald E. Martin, and a brother, Melvin L. Metzler.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral service at the East Petersburg Mennonite Church, 6279 Main Street, East Petersburg, on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 3:00 PM. There will be a viewing at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim on Friday evening from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM with additional viewing on Saturday afternoon at the church from 2:00 PM until the time of the service. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Dorothy’s memory to: American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603, or East Petersburg Fire Company, 6076 Pine Street, East Petersburg, PA 17520.