March 23, 1941 - August 4, 2017
Donald E. Martz, 76, of Herndon, passed away on August 4, 2017, peacefully in the comfort of his home. He was born in Hickory Corners on March 23, 1941, a son of the late Margaret Mae Batdorf and the late Harlan Lloyd Martz. On October 22, 1966 at Stone Valley Church he married his wife Cheryl Blair, who survives. Donald was a graduate of Mahanoy Joint High School, class of 1959. He served in the U.S. Army as a Crew Chief of the helicopter mechanics from 1961-1964. He owned and operated Don's Service for 32 years. Previously owned Don and Cheryl's Sporting Goods and was employed by Martz's Sunoco, Campbell's Chevrolet and Sunbury Motors. Until recently he was employed at Sterman Masser Potato Farms. He was a member Stone Valley Church and currently attended Grace Community Church. Donald served local the local community as President of Dalmatia Area Ambulance League, Hickory Corners Fire Company and Fiddler's Run Sportsmen Association. He was a life-long Phillies fan. Donald is survived by his wife Cheryl Martz, two daughters, Denise and husband Jim Heintzelman, Dawn and husband Troy Harris; son, Eugene Martz; four grandchildren, Erica and husband Kelly Sweppenhiser, Cody Heintzelman and partner James Welker, Troy Harris, Jr., Caleb Harris; two brothers, David and wife Betty Martz, Dale and wife Gail Martz; four sisters, Betty and husband Glenn Bordner, Nancy and husband Gary Adams, Cindy and husband Butch Fessler, Donna and husband Dennis Helt; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by niece, Melissa Bordner. A viewing will be held on August 8, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Grace Community Church, Herndon and again on Wednesday August 9 from 10:00 amd to 11:00 am. Funeral Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Grace Community Church, Herndon. Interment will take place with military honors at the Stone Valley Cemetery, Dalmatia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hickory Corners Fire Company, 1124 Hickory Rd, Dalmatia, PA 17017.
Donald E. Martz, 76, of Herndon, passed away on August 4, 2017, peacefully in the comfort of his home. He was born in Hickory Corners on March 23, 1941, a son of the late Margaret Mae Batdorf and the late Harlan Lloyd Martz. On October 22,... View Obituary & Service Information
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