Ervin H. Martin, 84, formerly of East Petersburg, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Frogtown, East Earl Township, he was the son of the late Adam H. and Katie Hornberger Martin. He was the loving husband of Dorothy Mae Metzler Martin and they would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary this March. Ervin retired after 32 years as a truck driver for Rohrer’s Quarry, Inc, Lititz. He was a member of East Petersburg Mennonite Church. Ervin was also a member of the East Petersburg Fire Company and Historical Society. He enjoyed gardening.
Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Gerald L. husband of Mary Stouffer Martin of Lancaster, four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, three brothers, Leon husband of Lydia Martin of Leola, Melvin husband of Shirley Martin of Kinzers, Galen husband of Barbara Martin of Narvon and four sisters, Mildred Kennel of Parkesburg, Arlene wife of Melvin Graver of Lancaster, Beatrice Hess of Pequea and Verna wife of Earl Martin of New Holland. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald E. Martin and a brother, Harold Martin.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, 6279 Main Street, East Petersburg on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 2:30 PM. There will be a public viewing at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim on Friday evening from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM and again at the church on Saturday afternoon from 1:30 PM until the time of service. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Ervin’s memory to East Petersburg Fire Company, 6076 Pine Street, East Petersburg, PA 17520.