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Shirley E. (Lebo) Martin

March 20, 1939 ~ August 25, 2019 (age 80)
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Shirley E. Martin, 80, of Palmyra passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019.


Born March 20, 1939 at home in Palmyra, she was a daughter of the late Claude N. and Ethel M. (Moyer) Lebo.  She was the widow of the love of her life Robert L. Martin, Sr. since November 2016 after almost 60 years of marriage and also preceded in death by sisters Thelma Etter and Nancy Steckman.


A retired agent from Brownstone Real Estate, she was a member of Palmyra Church of the Brethren and the 1957 PHS Reunion Committee.  She enjoyed yard sales, art, local history, flower gardening, and really adored trees and playing with her grandchildren.


Surviving are her son Robert L., Jr., husband of Sara Martin of Palmyra; daughter Lisa E., wife of Robert Vonada of Palmyra; sister Colleen Bomgardner of Annville; and grandchildren Madilynn, Robert V., Jr., Henry, Lana, and Lucy.


A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, August 30, 2019 at Gravel Hill Cemetery, Palmyra.  A viewing will be held 9:45 – 10: 45 AM Friday at her church, 45 North Chestnut Street, Palmyra.  If you’re unable to attend, the family encourages you to take a child somewhere fun and/or plant a tree in Shirley’s memory.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Palmyra Church of the Brethren/Capital Campaign, 45 North Chestnut Street, Palmyra, PA 17078.



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