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Ted J. Martin Sr.


Ted J. Martin Sr., 82, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Middletown Home.

He was born on February 11, 1937 in Elpaso, Texas and was the loving son of the late Paul Martin and Mae (Himes) Martin.

Ted was a 1956 graduate of Middletown High School. He was a member of the Army National Guard for several years. He was also a former Middletown police officer. Ted was a member of Evangelical United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 594, Middletown. He enjoyed camping when his children were young and just being with family.

In addition to his parents, Ted was preceded in death by his sister, Louann Long and brother, Paul Martin.

Ted is survived by his wife of 58 years, June (Krodel) Martin; son, Ted J. Martin Jr. (Michele) of Middletown; daughters, Karen Johnston (Thomas) of Liverpool, and Kelly Martin of Middletown; many beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 157 E. Water St., Middletown, PA 17057, with the Rev. M. Lee Ellenberger officiating. There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Evangelical United Methodist Church or to the Middletown Home, 999 W. Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057.

The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, Pa. with the funeral arrangements.

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