Funeral services, celebrating the life of Irene Louise Martin, 94, of Hebron, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 18, 2019, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Steven Swisher as celebrant. Irene will be buried next to her beloved husband, Joe in the Kirkersville Cemetery.
Irene passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, August 14, 2019,with her family at her side, following an extended illness. She was born in Columbus, on September 18, 1924, the daughter of the late Leon and Mable (Ebright) Moorhead. She was a graduate of Kirkersville High School, Class of 1942, and had retired from A.T.&.T./Lucent technologies after 20 years of service, in addition to being a farm wife.
She was a member of the former Kirkersville Baptist Church, Kirkersville Mother’s study club, and Licking County Farm Bureau.
She is survived by her loving family: son, Larry (Susan) Martin of Puslinch, Ontario; her daughters, Connie (Mrs. Paul) Casto of Millersport and Anita (Rob) Timmons of Granville; her six grandchildren, Holly (Ryan) Holton, Lora (Bob) Schoonover, Nathan (Michelle) Martin, Travis (Stacy) Timmons, Eric (Ashley) Martin and Trent (Erica) Timmons; her 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Avery “Joe” Martin; and her brother, Charles Moorhead.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. on on Saturday evening, August 17, 2019, at the funeral home, 285 East Main Street in Kirkersville.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at Middleton of Granville and Hospice of Central Ohio for their expert loving care of Irene. They prefer that memorials be directed to the foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for Irene and her family.
Please visit www.hoskinsonfuneral.com to share a memory of leave a message of support for her family.