Donald R. Martin
Donald R. Martin, 89, of (Parsonville) Houtzdale, PA died on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital in Clearfield, PA.
Born on August 16, 1927 in (Parsonville) Houtzdale, PA he was the son of the late Charles Martin Jr. & Verda (Kephart) Martin. He married Pearl (Finney) Martin on April 17, 1946 in Cumberland, MD, she survives in Clearfield, PA.
Mr. Martin was a charter member of the Parsonville Assembly of God Church.
He was a Merchant Marine Veteran of World War II and a member of the United Mine Workers of America and formerly had served as president of his local. He was a retired Coal Miner for Associated Drilling in Osceola Mills, PA.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Shimmel and Evelyn Cartwright.
Along with his wife he is survived by: one daughter, Diann Trotta & her husband Michael of Vine Grove, KY; one son, Ronald Martin & his wife Laurie of (Parsonville) Houtzdale, PA; one sister, Mildred Shaw of Clearfield, PA; six grandchildren, Bret Trotta, Kimberly Craig, Dr. Adam Trotta, Bradley Martin, Shawn Martin and Jason Martin; and twelve great-grandchildren.
The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Parsonville Assembly of God Church: with Rev. W. Dean Krause officiating. Place of Burial will be at the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Brisbin, PA.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, PA.
Military Honors will be accorded by the Osceola Mills Honor Guard at the cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Parsonville Assembly of God Church, 522 Houtz St., Houtzdale, PA 16651.
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