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Leonard J. Martin

October 20, 1947 January 20, 2019
Leonard J. Martin
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Obituary for Leonard J. Martin

Leonard J. Martin, Sr. age 71 of Gettysburg, PA passed away at home on Sunday, January 20, 2019 with his beloved family by his side.

Born October 20, 1947 on the Martin Family Farm in Gettysburg, he was the son of the late Franz and Mabel (Good) Martin.

Leonard was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving proudly with the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fairfield, PA. Leonard had been employed by Hulcher Services of Gettysburg for 23 years and had helped work on the family farm for many years. He enjoyed spending time on his farm in Arkansas, tending to his yard and gardens, hunting, shooting pool and watching NASCAR racing.

Leonard is survived by his life partner, Judy West, three children; Leonard J. Martin, Jr. and wife Natasha of Lowell, AR, Beverley A. Martin-Gross and husband Michael of Round Rock, TX and Rebecca M. Martin of Lowell, AR, eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two step-sons; Stephen Shank of Florida and Matthew Shank of Fairfield, PA, eight step-grandchildren, five step- great grandchildren, four sisters; Joyce Speelman and husband Vernon of Gettysburg, Shirley Kleinfelter and husband Leroy of Gettysburg, Barb Deardorff and husband Marlin of Orrtanna, PA and Patsy Redding of Biglerville, four brothers; Wilbur Martin and wife Delores of Gettysburg, Leroy Martin and wife Joann of Biglerville, Donald Martin and wife Barb of Gettysburg and Ken Martin and wife Samantha of Gettysburg and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by five brothers; Robert, Wayne, Philip, Charles and Fred.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 256 Tract Road Fairfield, PA with Fr. Peter DiTomasso, Celebrant. A Viewing for Leonard will take place on Sunday, January 27, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg, PA. Interment with military honors will be held at the Fayetteville (Arkansas) National Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to: Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, 1117 Country Club Rd., Camp Hill, PA 17011 or Grane Hospice, 3501 Concord Rd., Suite 110, York, PA l7402. The Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements, online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Sunday

27

Jan

2:00 PM 1/27/2019 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 1/27/2019 5:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Monday

28

Jan

11:00 AM 1/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

256 Tract Rd.
Fairfield, PA 17320

St. Mary's Catholic Church
256 Tract Rd. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States
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