Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Martha H. Perkins

Wellsville, NY - Martha H. Perkins, age 103, of North Drive passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Jones Memorial Hospital. She was born on February 2, 1910 in Hornell to Alvin Eugene and Elizabeth Paul Miller. On August 1, 1935 in Canisteo she married Victor B. Perkins who predeceased her on December 25, 1978.

Martha was raised in Hornell where she graduated from high school and worked for the Hornell Hosiery. After her marriage to Victor they moved to Scio and then in 1964 they made Wellsville their home. She worked for Jones Memorial Hospital in the cleaning department and later she worked for the former Davies's Department Store in Wellsville. Martha was a member of the Christian Temple Church of Wellsville and it's sewing club and will be remembered for her clean house.

Survivors include a son Lyle Perkins of Scio and a daughter Marilyn (Gary) Arnold of Alma, 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. 

Martha was predeceased by a grandson Jason Arnold and also an infant grandson as well as a daughter in law Judy Perkins.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, September 13, from 12 noon to 2 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. Her funeral service will be held at 2 pm following the calling hours with Rev. Ralph Wagner presiding. Burial will take place in Fairlawn Cemetery in Scio and memorials in Martha's name may be given the Christian Temple Church. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

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