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Melvin Eugene Martin



Melvin Eugene Martin, 69, of Palmyra went on to see his heavenly father on Friday, December30, 2022. He passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family.

He left behind his loving wife, Diane L. Martin (Espenshade), of 48 wonderful years together. They had three daughters, Michele L. Martin of Newport and companion Paul Minsker Jr.; Amy J. Hoffa (Martin) and husband Michael S. Hoffa of Annville; and Sarah J. Martin of Palmyra.

Melvin and Diane had nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He has a surviving brother, Wayne L. Martin and wife Pamela Martin of Palmyra. He also has a nephew, Bradley Martin, and niece, Melissa Devitz (Martin). Preceded in his death by father, Melvin H. Martin Sr., and mother, Geraldine R. Martin of Hummelstown.

Melvin retired from Milton Hershey School as a painter of 26 years. He was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors. He enjoyed carpentry, cooking, Eagles football, love of his animals and spending time with his wife at their cabin in Tioga.

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions in Melvin’s memory to St. Jude Children Research Hospital. 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements entrusted by Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

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