Obituary of Leonard S. Martin
Peacefully passed away at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at the age of 85, surrounded by his family.
He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Eileen of 62 years. Dear father to Rita (Merle) Shantz, Wilma (Murrel) Frey, Fern (Ron) Martin, Jean (Neil) Martin, Harold (Michelle), Larry (Sue), Ron (Sherri), Dale (Tanya), and Tim (Heather). Lovingly remembered by his 30 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Survived by his siblings Eldon (Beatrice), Verna (Rufus) Gingrich, Elsie (Laverne) Weber, and sisters-in-law Rebecca (the late Edgar) Martin and Wilma (the late Alvin) Martin.
Predeceased by parents Alvin and Elizabeth Martin, siblings Alice (Aden) Martin, Irene (Sidney) Martin, Elmer S. (Almeda) Martin, Ella (Abner) Shantz, and two grandchildren.
The family will receive their friends and relatives on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 1-4:30 and 6-8:30 p.m. at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira.
A family funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 1 p.m., then to North Woolwich Mennonite Meeting House for burial and public service.
Special thank you to the staff at Grand River Hospital: Dr. Stevens, Dr. Omar, Dr. Jones, the 8th floor nursing staff, and ICU nurses Amy and Angela, for their amazing care and support.
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