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Patricia "Pat" Ann (Smith) Martin

August 22, 1934 — October 21, 2022

Mechanicsburg

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Patricia “Pat” Ann (Smith) Martin

Patricia Ann Martin, age 88, of Mechanicsburg, PA passed away on Friday, October 21, 2022, at UPMC West Shore Medical Center. She was born August 22, 1934, to Mary Roe Smith and Paul I. Smith in Harrisburg, PA. She married the late John Clayton Martin on November 10, 1951.

Pat graduated early from Green Park Union High School Class of 1951 having skipped a grade. She retired from the former AMP INC. in 1998 with 43 years of service. Until her passing, she was an active member of AMPRA, AMP’s retiree organization. She also assisted her husband in the operation of their business, Martin Camper Sales. She was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Enola, PA.

She is survived by her son, Gary Martin and wife, Karen, of Mechanicsburg, PA; her daughter, Marianne Weldon and husband, Robert “RJ”, of Havertown, PA; and two grandchildren:  Grace Weldon and John Weldon.  She is also survived by a brother, Paul Smith and wife, Shirley, of Carlisle, PA; a sister, Nancy Foster, of Boiling Springs, PA; and several nieces and nephews.

Pat enjoyed traveling, hosting card parties, sewing, cooking, baking, eating out and shopping. She especially enjoyed flower gardening and tending to her many bird feeders. In her younger days, she played tennis regularly and would run six miles before work each morning.

Pat’s family and friends are welcome to join in a celebration of her life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, from 10:45 am until time of service at 12:00 noon at Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; and her virtual gathering of family and friends and service via video chat or telephone beginning at 11:45 a.m.; with Celebrant Patti Vogl officiating. Immediately after the service, Pat’s family invites everyone to join them for a time of food and fellowship at Buhrig’s Gathering Place (next to the funeral home).

Memorial contributions in Pat’s memory may be made to COMPASSUS Hospice, 2578 Interstate Drive, Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to a charity of choice.

Pat’s family has entrusted her care to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Pat’s full obituary, view her memorial video, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign her official guest book by visiting Buhrig.com.

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Virtual Gathering via Video Chat

Family and friends are welcome to join Pat's family via video chat or telephone on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, beginning at approximately 11:45 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

We use Zoom for internet video chat and telephone conference calling.  There is no charge for you to participate.  Simply click on the link below or dial the telephone number below to be connected to the event.

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89589334155? with passcode 3421

Join by telephone:   415-762-9988   or   646-568-7788   and enter meeting number 895 8933 4155 with passcode 3421

By participating in this chat you agree to our “Internet Video Chat & Telephone Chat Policies” which can be found at www.Buhrig.com/Privacy-Policy.
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Service Schedule

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Gathering of Family & Friends

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

10:45am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory

37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

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Service

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory

37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

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Reception

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

12:45 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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