Nancy L. Martin

Nancy Lee Martin, 81, formerly of Beech Creek, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Susque-View, Lock Haven.

She was born on Feb. 20, 1937, in South Williamsport, a daughter of the late Guy L. and Clarabelle Swinehart Swartz. Nancy was united in marriage to William “Bill” Martin Jr., he preceded her in death.

Early in her working years she was Mr. Pipers secretary at Piper. She then concentrated on raising her family and continued to work part-time at Renningers in Mill Hall.

Nancy was very involved at the Blanchard Church of Christ where she spent many years as the pipe organist as well as the pianist for Childrens Church. She truly loved her Lord and her church. She also led bible studies from her home. She also volunteered for Meals on Wheels.

Nancy is survived by a daughter, Sondra (Trent) Sheasley, of Mill Hall; two sons, Douglas (Sandy) Martin, of Mechanicsburg, and Daniel (Bonnie Boop) Martin, of Sunbury; a brother, Richard “Dick” Swartz; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Blanchard Church of Christ, 161 N. Beach Street, Blanchard, with her Pastors, Dr. Russel J. Moldovan and Wally Kocher, officiating. Friends will be received at the church on Thursday, September 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Burial will be private at Schencks Cemetery, Howard.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, National Headquarters, 6520 N. Andrews Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309-2132.

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