Cover photo for Martha M. Stoner's Obituary
Martha M. Stoner Profile Photo
1915 Martha 2015

Martha M. Stoner

April 23, 1915 — January 9, 2015

Martha M. Stoner, 99, formerly of 72 North Main Street, Manheim, where she lived for 75 years, passed away into the arms of her Savior on Friday, January 9, 2015 at Pleasant View Retirement Community. Born in Lititz, she was the daughter of the late Menno and Katie Miller Carpenter. Martha was the loving wife of the late Harvey N. Stoner who died in December of 1993. She worked many years as the custodian for Salem United Methodist Church, Manheim, and the former Manheim National Bank. For more than fifty years Martha was an active and faithful member of Salem United Methodist Church where she volunteered in the Sunday school and cradle roll programs. She was a member of the Stiegel Roses Senior Citizen’s Group Manheim, and the Manheim Historical Society. Martha enjoyed family genealogy, and had a passion for yard work around her home especially her ivy that she would trim to perfection.

Surviving are three sons: Menno R. husband of Betty Lou Myers Stoner of Annville, Douglas M. husband of Linda Schaeffer Stoner, Samuel S. Stoner husband of Terry, all of Manheim, a daughter, Betty J. wife of David L. Will of Manheim, 9 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Preceding her in death is a son, the Reverend H. Rodney Stoner, a sister, Ruth Koser, and a brother, Earl Carpenter.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Martha’s funeral service at the Salem United Methodist Church, 140 North Penn Street, Manheim, on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM. There will be a viewing in the Hoffer Auditorium at Pleasant View Retirement Community, 544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, on Thursday evening from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM with additional viewing on Friday morning at the church from 9:30 AM until the time of the service. Interment will be in Manheim Fairview Cemetery. Those desiring may send contributions in Martha’s memory to: Salem United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 140 North Penn Street, Manheim, PA 17545.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Martha M. Stoner, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Viewing and Visitation with the Family

Thursday, January 15, 2015

6:30 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Hoffer Auditorium at Pleasant View Communities

544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA 17545

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Viewing and Visitation with the Family

Friday, January 16, 2015

9:30 - 10:30am (Eastern time)

Salem United Methodist Church, Manheim

140 North Penn Street, Manheim, PA 17545

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, January 16, 2015

Starts at 10:30am (Eastern time)

Salem United Methodist Church, Manheim

140 North Penn Street, Manheim, PA 17545

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 2

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree