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Esther Leah Eby Martin

Friday, June 4, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM & 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Horizon Mennonite School

Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Horizon Mennonite School


Esther Leah Eby Martin, 77, of Hagerstown, MD, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, June 1, surrounded by her husband and children.  

Esther was born on November 21, 1943 in Hagerstown, to the late Jonas R. and Esther (Sollenberger) Eby.  
Left to cherish her memory, her husband of 55 years,  Alvin Martin, whom she married on September 4, 1965, their four children: Beth Knicely (Blaine) of Harrisonburg, VA, Doug Martin (Valerie) of Hagerstown, Teresa Grigat (Ingmar) of Linville, VA, Keith Martin (Jeanne) of Hagerstown, MD; beloved grandchildren; Janine, Destiny, Winfred, Katie, Jacquelyn, Gordon, Erin, Natalya, Andrew, Wyatt, Karl, Benjamin, Helen, Josiah, Sophie, Sara Lynne, Robyn, Ava, Kade, Adam, Aleah, Laura Beth, Mary Jo, and Noah; four great-grandchildren; brothers William Eby (Marian) of Ephrata, PA, and Henry Eby (Miriam) of Hagerstown, MD, sister Susan Martin (Mahlon) of Greencastle, PA. She was preceded in death by her sister Ethel, brother Jonas (Marie) Eby, and two infant brothers. She was a member of Mt. Olive Mennonite Church in Hagerstown, MD. 

Services will be held Saturday, June 5 at Horizon Mennonite School, 14215 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown, MD at 10 am with Mt. Olive Ministry officiating.  The family will also receive friends at Horizon Mennonite School on Friday, June 4 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm.  Interment will be at Mt Olive Mennonite Church Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mennonite Air Missions, c/o Amos Hurst Jr., 140 Rothsville Station Rd, Lititz, PA 17543.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD.

Guest Book

Our prayers and condolences are with the Martin Family during these trying times.

Brad Kegarise
Williamsport , Maryland

Alvin, I am so sorry to hear about your wife. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers Ron & Patty Childs

Ron Childs
Hampstead , MD

Dear Friends, May the Lord be your strength and help in this time. God IS our refuge in times like these. We shall always remember her smiling face &.hospitality when we stopped enroute to Harrisonburg. Continue strong in the Faith, & we shall meet again, just inside the Eastern Gate. Praying for you all. The Ropps

Christian, Violet & Rudy Ropp
Brunner, Ontario. Canada, Ontario

Our prayers and thoughts are with yall .God be with you and give you strength.many good memories-she cooked at our wedding.she always had a Smile .took time to chat with us when we were in the youth group. Had yummy Snacks to share ...many more memories

Marie Allgyer
MOLINO, Florida

May God be with you through this difficult time!! Praying God be with you through the coming days!

Justin&Kayla and Briana Flamenco
Guatemala city, Guatemala

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