Obituary of Abner Martin
Passed away peacefully after a brief illness on July 27, 2019 at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, at the age of 83 years.
Beloved husband of Ann Martin of Elmira. Dear father of Debbie Martin of Mississauga, Dawna Martin of Elmira, Jeff and Debbie Martin of Elmira, and Jon and Chris Martin of Waterloo.
Loving grandfather of Angela and Andrew (Alicia); Olivia and Maria; Jason and Jessica, and great-grandfather of Wynter.
Fondly remembered by his sister Elvina Woolner, many nieces, nephews and their families. Will be missed by his ‘Group of Seven’.
Predeceased by his parents Nelson and Maryann Martin, siblings Cindy, Urias, Maryann, and Nelson.
Ab was employed at Canada Trust for 43 years, having managed the Elmira branch for 27 years. He loved hockey and baseball, volunteering, and spending time with his family.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Elmira Mennonite Church, 58 Church St. W., Elmira, with reception to follow. Interment in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to Grand River Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.
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Established in 1905 by Christian Dreisinger, the Dreisinger Funeral Home has been committed to serving Elmira and surrounding area with the care and attention only an independent family funeral home can provide.
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