Maryann Martin of R.R. #1 Desboro, passed away at home on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at the age of 50 years.

She was the beloved wife of Alvin E.M. Martin. Mother of Manoah, Ion, Salinda and Jacob, all at home. Daughter of Eli and Elizabeth Sherk of Wroxeter. Sister of Edna (Aaron) Martin of Algoma, Henry (Anna) Sherk,  Joseph (Nancy) Sherk, all of Wellesley, Elvina (Daniel) Bauman of St. Clements, Elizabeth (Noah) Hoover of Hawkesville, Emanuel (Emma) Sherk of Dundalk, Elam (Catherine) Sherk of R.R. #1 Clifford, Adeline (Joseph) Martin of Chesley,  and Paul (Annie) Sherk of R.R. #1 Wroxeter. Sister-in-law of Henry (Lydiann) Martin,  David (Sarah) Martin, Jesse Martin, Peter (Amber) Martin, all of the Linwood area, Ina Martin, Catherine Martin, Levi Martin, Emanuel (Edith) Martin, all of Wroxeter, Enos (Arieal) Martin of R.R. #4 Chesley, Melinda Martin of Desboro, and Elam (Barbara) Martin of Belgrave. Predeceased by her parents-in-law Elam and Annie Martin, sister Salinda Sherk and brother-in-law Jacob Martin.

Visitation will be held at her home (#136045 Conc. 8, RR #1 Desboro) on Friday, September 7, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 11a.m and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Burial will take place at the Wroxeter Mennonite Cemetery (#42680 Orange Hill Road) on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1 p.m. Services will be held following the burial at the Harriston Community Centre (111 George St. S.) at 3 p.m.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley (519) 363-2525.

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