Robert T. Martin, 87, of Columbia, entered into rest on Divine Mercy
Sunday, April 8, 2018 at St. Anne's Retirement Community. He was the
husband of the late Patricia Glatfelter Martin who preceded him in death
in 1989. Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late John W. and Agnes
Bob retired in 1985 after 31 years of service
from the New Cumberland Army Depot where he worked as a budget analyst.
He was a devoted member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Columbia, where
he served for many years as the church organist. In addition, he played
the organ at St. Peter's Catholic Church and most recently at Mary
Mother of the Church, Mount Joy. He was a member of the Holy Name
Society; was past president and financial secretary of the Father
Neufield Council # 3, PCBL and past secretary, Grand Council PCBL.
is survived by his children, Brother Ephrem, MMA, (Robert), Edward,
Joseph, Anthony, Daniel, and Maria; 15 grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Brother
Augustine, MMA, (Michael), daughter, Mary Angela, brother, John and
sisters, Margaret and Jeanette.
Mass of Christian Burial will be
held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 409 Cherry St., Columbia, PA 17512
on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Stephen P.
Kelley, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Holy Trinity Catholic
Cemetery. Family and friends may view at the church one hour prior to
the Mass. If desired, contributions in Bob's memory may be made to the
Holy Trinity Catholic Church Organ Fund or to the Most Holy Trinity
Monastery, 67 Dugway Road, Petersham, MA 01366. Arrangements by the
Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc.