Obituary of Alfred Harold Martin, from the Shamokin News-Dispatch 26 Feb 1954 P.2
Retired Shamokin Salesman Expires Alfred Martin. 58. who resided In the Saratoga Hotel. 177 South Shamokin Street, died last night in Shamokin Hospital. Mr. Martin, a retired salesman, was in ill health during the last several years. He was admitted to the hospital yesterday morning. Born February 8. 1896, in Sham okin, Mr. Martin was a son of the late Alfred V. and Miriam (Wil liams) Martin. He attended Shamokin schools and was employed as a salesman. For a number of years, Mr. Mar tin was associated with the Singer Sewing Machine Company. He was married to the former Miss Emma Linderman 39 years ago. She died a number of years ago. Survivors include one son, Robert Martin, 1654 West Chestnut Seet; a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Drener, Morrisville; two brothers, George, Shamokin, and Edward, Sunbury, an'l four grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday afternoon at 1:00 in the Farrow Funeral Home, Sixth and Chestnut Streets. Rev. S. Grover Powell, pastor of Chestnut Street Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Shamokin Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday evening, from 7:00 to 9:00, and Monday until time of the services.