Bertha Elizabeth Martin, 97, of 13436 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Mennonite Home.
Born Saturday, April 1, 1916, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Abram H. Baer and the late Amanda M. (Showalter) Baer.
She was employed at the Mennonite Home for many years.
She was a member of Reiff Mennonite Church.
She and her late husband did a lot of mission work around the Pinesburg area for many years.
She is survived by her son, Ray I. Martin and wife, Eunice, of Greencastle, Pa.; daughter, Julia M. Shank and husband, Richard, of Hagerstown; son, Richard L. Martin and wife, Lois, of Waynesboro, Pa.; foster daughter, Rosalind Martin and husband, Leon, of Clear Spring, Md.; sister-in-law, Mary Baer of Chambersburg, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by six brothers, two sisters and one great-grandson.
Services will be Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Reiff Mennonite Church, 17433 Reiff Church Road, Hagerstown, with the church ministry officiating.
Family will receive friends Friday, June 21, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Reiff Mennonite Church.
Interment will be at Reiff Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.