Martha E. Yoder

McVEYTOWN – Martha E. Yoder, 95, of Little Brick Road, McVeytown, died at 4:04 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at her home.

Born March 4, 1918, in Oliver Township, she was a daughter of the late David G. and Clara A. (Espigh) Harshbarger. Her loving husband, Gerald D. Yoder, preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 2006.

Surviving are: a sister, Mary H. Kirk, of McVeytown; a brother, Herman E. Harshbarger and wife, Elaine, of Lake City, Fla.; and nieces and nephews, David Harshbarger, of Margate, Fla., George Harshbarger and companion, Susan Gecht, of McVeytown, Susan Delano and husband, Edward, of North Miami, Fla., Joan Knepp and husband, Butch, of Belleville, Carol Wilson and husband, Ronald, of Reedsville, and Mary Ellen Rough and husband, Woody, of Wapakoneta, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Goldie D. Hazlett.

A 1936 graduate of McVeytown – Oliver High School, she was employed at the American Viscose Corporation, Lewistown, for 28 years.

Martha was a member of McVeytown United Methodist Church and a member of the Viscose 25 Year Club.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with the Rev. Robert Davidson officiating. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to McVeytown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 347, McVeytown, PA 17051.