Obituary of Ephraim B. Martin
Martin, Ephraim B.
Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at The Village at University Gates, Waterloo, at the age of 87 years.
Dear father of Richard Martin and Donna Joncas of Wellesley, Diane and Maynard Bauman of Gowanstown, Harold and Lynn Martin of Wellesley, Robert and Heather Martin of Petersburg, Bruce Martin and Pam Fehr of Waterloo.
Loved grandfather of Jamie-Lynn and Wesley; Carlton Bauman, Mary Lynn Brubacher, Dwight and Blaine Bauman; Chris Perkes, Lisa, Scott and Stephen; Michael; Hope; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Remembered by his first wife Irene Martin. He will also be missed by his extended family and friends.
Predeceased by his wife Mary Martin, parents Ephraim and Maryann (Bauman) Martin, siblings Cleason, Joseph, Simon, Annie Martin, Ivan, Maryann Bauman, and three siblings in infancy.
Ephraim was a true gentleman with a kind and caring nature who was loved by all who knew him.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Calvary United Church, 48 Hawkesville Rd., St. Jacobs. Reception in the church hall and interment in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo, to follow the service.
The family wishes to express their profound appreciation to the amazing staff at The Village at University Gates for their outstanding and compassionate care. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer Society or Grand River Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.
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