The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


November 21, 2012

Florence E. Martin

WEST TAYLOR TOWNSHIP — MARTIN – Florence E., 87, West Taylor Township, died Nov. 19, 2012, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pa. Born Feb. 9, 1925, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Charles and Marie (Karshin) Kreiger. Preceded in death by husband, Lester L. Martin, who died Aug. 2, 2011; brothers, Alfred and Arthur Kreiger; sisters, Ruth Marie Kreiger and Anna Mae Haupt; son-in-law, Gregory C. Minitmier; and brother-in-law, William Kisel. Survived by daughter, Joyce Minitmier, Harrisburg; grandchildren, David, married to the former Amy Claycomb, Millersburg, Pa.; and Kelly, married to Henry Smith, East Freedom; and great-grandsons, Isaac and Jacob and Noah Smith. Also survived by brother-in-law, Howard Haupt, Johnstown; and sister-in-law, Bernadine Kisel, Lower Yoder. There will be no viewing at the request of the deceased. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to ASERA Care Hospice, 1015 Logan Blvd. Altoona, Pa. 16602. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be sent to

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